Documents Filed with the Recorders Office

The information recorded by this office is public record and open to inspection during regular office hours.  
You may access records from 1994 to the present online.  Click Here to access our records online.
Online Van Wert County Tax and Real Estate Records may be found at the
Van Wert County Auditor’s website.
DEEDS
Warranty Deeds, Survivorship Deeds, Quit Claim Deeds, Sheriff’s Deeds
CERTIFICATES OF TRANSFER, AFFIDAVITS – EASEMENTS – LEASES
MORTGAGES
Mortgage releases, Assignments, Assumptions, Subordinations, Encumbrances, Waivers of priority
LAND CONTRACTS
PLATS
Drawings showing location of lots and boundaries, usually of subdivided land.
CONDOMINIUMS
Drawings of property where there is individual ownership of portions of a building and joint ownership of common elements.
ANNEXATIONS – PETITIONS
STATE CENTERLINE SURVEYS
STREET NAME CHANGES
VACATING OF STREETS AND ALLEYS
BILLS OF SALE
CORPORATION MERGERS, NAME CHANGES, CANCELLATIONS
MILITARY SERVICE DISCHARGES
PARTNERSHIPS – POWERS OF ATTORNEY
TRUSTS – MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS
ZONING RESOLUTIONS, MAPS & AMENDMENTS
FINANCING STATEMENTS
Filed under provisions in the Uniform Commercial Code
LIENS
Mechanic’s Liens and Notices of Commencements, Federal Tax Liens, Personal Tax Liens, Recognizance Bond Liens, Corrupt Activity and Medicaid Fraud Liens,
Bureau of Employment, Unemployment Compensation and Workers’ Compensation Liens
Much of the information on this page has been excerpted with permission from OhioRecorders.com – the Official website of the Ohio Recorder’s Association