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McMinn County Register of Deeds McMinn County Courthouse
6 East Madison Ave., Athens, Tennessee 37303
8:30 to 4:30 M-F
Phone: (423) 745-1232
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Mcminn County Tennessee Register of Deeds

Mcminn County Recorder Information

The recorder in Mcminn County is responsible for recording and maintaining records related to real property situated in the County.

Recording Fees

The fee to record a deed is $5 per page, with a minimum of $10 due for a 1-2 page deed. A computer fund fee of $2 also applies, as does a register's fee of $1 on all taxable instruments.

Transfer taxes are due upon recording. The current state transfer tax rates are $3.70 per $1,000. Conveyances must state the total value or consideration (whichever is greater).

Contact the McMinn County Register of Deeds at (423) 745-1232 if you have questions about recording fees or transfer taxes.
Document Formatting Requirements

• Documents can be submitted on 8.5x11 inch white paper or 8.5x14 inch white paper. Submit originals or certified copies of originals.

• The first page of the document shall have a top margin of 3 inches, a bottom margin of 3 inches, and 1 inch side margins. All other margins can be 1 inch.

• Deeds must contain a recital designating the deed, will, court decree, or other source from which the grantor received the equitable interest. If the source of equitable interest is a deed or other previously recorded instrument, the new document shall give the type of instrument, office, book, and page number. If no
such instrument has been recorded, this shall be stated on the deed.

• Include the name and address of the property owner, as well as the name and address of the person or entity responsible for the payment of real property taxes.

• Provide the name and address of the grantee.

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

• At the end of the legal description of the property, include the name, license number, and address of the surveyor who prepared the boundary survey from which the description was prepared.

• Include the tax assessor’s parcel number of the property.

• An Oath of Consideration must also be filled out. This form needs to be signed.
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Supplemental Documents

Affidavit of Value