Madison County Missouri Government

Recorder of Deeds

Paula Francis, Recorder of Deeds

Paula Francis was elected Recorder of Deeds of Madison County in November, 2002. The office became an elected position when the County Commission decided to split the offices of Circuit Clerk and Recorder. Paula is the only elected Recorder of Deeds in the history of Madison County, her office serves a four year term.

Office Staff

Patty Yount - Deputy Recorder

The Recorders Office is responsible for recording all land transfers, mortgages, tax liens, surveys, subdivision plats, marriage licenses, DD214 records.

The Recordersd Office has land records, marriage license records, survey and plat records dating back to the early 1800's. Deed records are indexed into our computer system and are very easy to access.

Paula and Patty are available Monday thru Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm for any questions or assistance that you may need. We are also open thru the lunch hour (unless posted) for your convenience.

If you have any questions you may call us at 573-783-3410 ext. 300 or 301. Email: Paula Francis, or Patty Yount,

1 Court Square
Fredericktown, MO 63645
573-783-3410 Prompt 5
FAX: 573-783-5351

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