Polk County Recorder


If you are interested in searching for your ancestors we may be able to help. We have the following records:

  • Birth Records: 1880 thru 1920, July 1st, 1941 to the present
  • Death Records: July 1st, 1941 to the present
  • Marriage Records: 1880 thru the present

Another source that may help is the Iowa Genealogy Society. If you have any questions, feel free to call our office at 515-286-3781.

Contact Us

Polk County Administration Building
111 Court Avenue Ste 250
Des Moines, IA 50309-2251
Phone: 515-286-3160
Fax: 515-323-5393