• The Franklin County Clerk’s office has deeds and mortgage records dating back to 1795.  Indexing for liens/encumbrances start in January of 1981.  We also have wills indexed back to 1795.Records maintained in this office also include:
      • Power of Attorney
      • Fixture Filings
      • Marriage Licenses
      • Plats (some surveys) – imaging started 01/01/2004 (Full Size Copies available $3 for B/W and $5 for color)
      • Restrictions on subdivisions – In rolodex and on computer
      • Disability judgments
      • Guardianships
      • Veteran’s Discharge (DD214)

      Our computer records go back to January of 1981. The rolodex ends 12/31/2010.  Anything after that must be searched on the computers. Public access terminals are located in the Deed Room.

PLEASE NOTE: These fees do not include charges for copies. If we mail copies postage will be added.
If you make your own copies while in our office the fee is $.50 per page.
(All certified copies are $5.00)


Assignment of Mortgage$13
Assignment of Rents$17
Assumed Name/DBA (Doing Business As)$13
Articles of Incorporation/Certificate of Authority$11
Encumbrance Release$13
Lis Pendens Notice$13
Lis Pendens Release$13
Plat$20 (Not to exceed 18” x 24”; Does not include planning commission fees)
Power of Attorney$17
Release of Mortgage$13 (full or partial)
Disability judgments  $13
Name Change $8

*** All of these fees are for up to 3 pages.  Additional pages are $3 each.

Tax Lien$12 (Federal)
Tax Lien$5 (State)
Tax Lien Release$12 (Federal)
Tax Lien Release$5 (State)

*** The Tax Lien rates are “Flat Rates.”  We don’t charge for additional pages on these items.