Recorder's Office

Nobles County, Minnesota

   Nobles County Mission

In cooperation with our citizens, we improve the quality of life for individuals, families and communities by fostering a healthy economy and environment in Nobles County.

Nobles County Recorder's Office

Lynn Wilson

315 Tenth Street
PO Box 757
Worthington, MN 56187

(507) 295-5268 (p)
(507) 372-8235 (f)

Nobles County Budget Online


Board of Appeal and Equalization - Agenda

Recorder's Office Downloads

The following forms are available for download. To submit a form, follow these steps.

  1. Download the form
  2. Fill out all required fields on the form
  3. Print the form
  4. Submit the form by Mail, Fax, or in Person

If you have questions, please contact the Recorder's Office.

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Notary Commission Registration

To become a Notary Public in Minnesota you must apply to the Minnesota Secretary of State, Division of Enforcement Licensing. To contact:

The Minnesota Department of Commerce will issue a Notary Commission card. This card must be registered with your resident Minnesota County, in person.

When you register with the county, please bring the following:

  • Notary Commission card from The Minnesota Department of Commerce
  • $20 Fee

The same application can be used to change your name on your Notary Commission card. The new card would need to be registered with the same county in Minnesota in which you originally registered. The $20 fee is required each time you file.

You can now access County Land Records through the Internet using

Land Shark


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Recorder's Office

Services & Responsibilities

The County Recorder is the custodian of all records of the county pertaining to property titles and transfers. Records include various forms of deeds, real estate mortages, liens and attachments, contracts for deed and various other documents presented for recording purposes. The recording must be completed and the instrument returned to the proper person.

In Minnesota, the County Recorder is also the Registrar of the District Court and under the Court's control at all times. One or more attorneys in the county may be appointed by the judge of district court as Examiner of Titles and legal advisors of the Registrar.

Please note: Military Discharges have been recorded since 1919.

The Recorder is responsible for filing all Birth and Death Certificates for people who are born and die in Nobles County. The Birth and Death records filed in this office date back to the 1870's.

The County Recorder is elected to a 4-year term.