December 01, 2023

Jasper County to roll out historical records at your fingertips

The Jasper County recorder and auditor are hosting an open house for “Historical Records at Your Fingertips” from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Jasper County Courthouse in the meeting room of the courthouse basement.

Jasper County Recorder Denise Allan and Jasper County Auditor Dennis Parrott will be hosting the event to introduce the public to a new web-based Cott Systems Online Index Books System.

Learn the features and the tools to search Jasper County’s electronic historical index books and images via the internet.

Search digital real estate records dating back to 1847. The OIB was created by the
digitization of real estate index books and record books images.

Indexing and images from 1847 to present are available online 24-7 via a link located on the Jasper County Recorder's page on the Jasper County website, or go to

Onfine records available for viewing include the Jasper County Auditor’s Transfer Books and Road Books. Not only are these records preserved in the event of a disaster, natural or manmade, they can be enjoyed and utilized by everyone.

For More Information, contact Allan, at 641-792-5442 or email