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About the Recorder's Office

Recorder of Deeds - Lori Gummow
Chief Deputy - Jill Peppers
Administrative Assistant - Jennifer Seaman


Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M to 5:00 P.M.

We cannot search by phone. Our records are open to the public, you may come in to search, contact a title company or send a request by mail.

For a search by mail, we require $10.00 per search less than 20 years old, or $29.00 for searches more than 20 years. A self-addressed stamped envelope or e-mail address must be included with your request to return the search results.  Our staff will search and return all information requested on the day it is received. Please include as much information as you are able to ensure thorough results.

We recommend obtaining a title company for searches that may go back more than 100 years. Additionally, you may come into the office and we will show you how to search for this information. 


Disclaimer: This web page and the other pages of the Winnebago County Recorder's Office web site are provided as a service to the public in order to provide access to the Recorder's Office policies, rules and regulations. The information contained in these pages was valid at the time of publication. The Winnebago County Recorder reserves the right to make changes to information contained herein at any time without notice, and assumes no liability for damages incurred as a result of errors, omissions, or discrepancies. If you believe any material contained in this or any other County web page is inaccurate, please report them via email to

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