County Recorder: Michelle DeSmet
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Phone: (507) 537-6722
Fax: (507) 537-7988
Address: Lyon County Recorder
607 West Main Street
Marshall, MN 56258

 

The County Recorder is the custodian of the land records and vital statistic records pertaining to Lyon County. It is the responsibility of this office to preserve these records in an archival quality format and assure easy and accurate access to the same. Duties are defined as:

  • Record documents relating to real property transactions in Abstract
     & Torrens Divisions
  • Collect & Receipt Recording Fee and Well Disclosure Certificate Fee
  • Collect & Distribute Well Disclosure Certificates
  • Maintain indexes and issue copies of all recorded documents
  • Maintain and issue copies of birth, death and marriage certificates
  • Process Marriage License Applications & issue marriages license
  • File and maintain Ordinations
  • File Notary Commissions
  • Immigration and Naturalization
  • Military Discharges
  • Genealogy research
  • Federal and State Tax Liens
  • Hospital and Medical Assistance Liens