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The Polk County Recorder's Office has the following data available for the public online:
- Search Index Records: 1992 - present
- View/Print Documents: 1/1/1996 - present
- No Vital Record or Military information is available online.
If you need a copy of a document prior to 1/1/1996 please contact our Imaging Dept at 515-286-3175 or click here for more information on how to obtain a copy.
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