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Recorder's Office

Document Information

Information which may be obtained by phone from the Recorder’s Office

  • Filing of Corporation Papers in Rock Island County
  • Filing of Soldier’s Discharge papers

Information requests NOT available by phone

  • Property ownership information
  • Property sale prices
  • Liens of any kind (or related releases)
  • Easements
  • Lot sizes
  • Legal descriptions

Information may be obtained by:

  • Coming into the office in person
  • Sending a request by mail
  • Submitting a request by fax

When requesting information by mail:

  • Please enclose $5.00 for each copy requested.
  • There is no fee for information not requiring copies.
  • All requests for legal descriptions must by accompanied by $2.00 to cover the cost of a copy of the latest deed.

When requesting information by fax:

Fax Number (309) 558-3642

If a reply is requested by fax, a $3.00 faxing fee and $1.00 for each page of copy will be charged. This must be paid in advance.


STATE MANDATED STANDARDIZATION OF DOCUMENTS - Effective 01/01/1995

In order to conform to state statute, your document must meet the following criteria:

  • Document must be on 8.5 x 11 white paper
  • Have a blank 3” x 5” space in the upper right corner of front page.
  • Nothing is to be stapled or taped to the document, (i.e., legal description, notary, etc.)

Each document submitted for recording must state:

  • Prepared By:  (with name and address of preparer)
  • Return To:  (name and address of person document is to be returned to)

Deeds must also include: Grantee’s Address and Mail Tax Bill To information.


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Kelly Fisher Click to send e-mail - County Recorder
Rock Island County Courthouse (map ExternalLink.gif)
Second Floor - 210 15th Street, Rock Island IL, 61201

Phone: (309) 558-3360      Fax: (309) 558-3642      Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM - Monday thru Friday