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Henry County, Illinois

Recorder Offices

Henry County Recorder

307 West Center St, Cambridge, Illinois 61238

8:00am to 4:30pm M-F

Phone: (309) 937-3575

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Illinois - Henry County Recorder Information

The County Clerk and Recorder is responsible for maintaining property records in Henry County.

Recording Fees

To record a deed, mortgage, or contract, the fee is $68 with Up to 5 pin numbers and/or Up to 5 legal descriptions.

Non Conforming Documents (55 ILCS 5/3-5018) $91.00
- Documents containing 6 or more pin numbers
- Documents containing 6 or more legal descriptions
- When referring to a document number without a legal description for Releases,
Extensions, Modifications and Assignments etc.
- Any document failing to meet the requirements listed under "STANDARD DOCUMENT"

$1.00 per page for copies
Faxes $5.00 first page of fax and $1.00 for each additional page (excluding fax cover sheet)
Emails $10.00
Certified copies are the same cost as the recording fee, less the $10.00 Rental Housing
Support plan fee if applicable.

Documents will NOT be mailed back after they are recorded unless a self-addressed STAMPED envelope is enclosed with the recording. You may pick the recorded documents up in the Henry County Recorder's Office once recorded if you do not wish for them to be mailed.

County recording fees are subject to change without notice. We recommend to contact the local recorder's office to verify this information.

Document Formatting Requirements

Real property documents pertaining to property located in Henry County can be taken to the County Recorder. The following guidelines are in place for deeds, mortgages, and other instruments of real property:

• Documents must be originals in order to be recorded.

• All real property documents should be submitted on 8.5x11 inch white paper. The text should be typed or computer generated using black ink with a minimum font size of 10 point.

• A 3 x 5 blank space should be in the top right corner on the first page. All other margins should be at least ½ an inch. Margins should be left blank.

• Names and addresses should be provided for both the grantor and grantee.

• The value of consideration for the property should be listed on the deed of conveyance.

• A legal description of the real property should be given in metes and bounds, including section and township.

• Names should be typed or printed beneath signatures.

• The grantor shall provide the grantee with a permanent index number of the real property.

• The name and address of the preparer of the document should be listed on the first page.

• A proper notary statement and acknowledgment are required for a document to be recorded. Real Estate Deeds

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