Recorder – ORC Chapter 317
The county recorder is the county’s official keeper of records. The function of the office is to provide protection to persons and property by recording a variety of legally essential documents. Many of the instruments recorded by the county recorder relate to real estate transactions.

The recorder accepts for recording deeds, mortgages, mechanic liens, powers of attorney, recognizance bonds, Internal Revenue Service liens, corporate franchise liens, partnerships and other instruments.

Contact the Darke County Recorder’s Office at 937-547-7390 or email Linda Stachler at