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Attention Voters: The Pin Oak Lodge Precinct has been temporarily changed to the R Iowa Barn Precinct. This location is approximately 1.5 miles south of Pin Oak Marsh on Highway 14. The physical address is R Iowa Barn, 44244 State Hwy 14, Chariton.


Department Alert

Boat registrations expired April 30!

Everyone is on the same 3 year cycle.

If your sticker is orange and says 2022, it's time to renew.


The Recorder's Office accepts cash, credit cards (fees apply), debit cards (fees apply), and checks.

The Lucas County Recorder/Registrar is the historian for all real estate transactions and documents from the 1850s to the present. Other miscellaneous records can be found such as military discharges, certified birth, death, and marriage records. Applications for marriage licenses can also be found at the Recorder's Office. The Recorder assists the Iowa DNR by registering boats, snowmobiles, ATV’s, ORV’s and dirt bikes, as well as issuing all resident and non-resident hunting and fishing licenses, deer tags and turkey tags.

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Our Team

  • Annette Marshall
    Deputy Recorder
  • Jacque Gwinn

Lucas County Courthouse
916 Braden Ave · First Floor
Chariton, IA 50049

Contact Information
641-774-1619 (Fax)

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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