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New cloud search now available for franklin county

The Recorder's office is excited to announce the launch of our new cloud search by GovOS. Please review the training video below for tips and tricks on how to use the new site. Click the 'Search Records' button above to start searching. The legacy search site (CountyFusion search), is still available here if you still wish to use it for searching.     


Mission Statement

The Mission of the Franklin County Recorder's Office is to record, preserve, protect and retrieve real estate, personal property, and other records for the public so their property interests are safeguarded, and so those records can be efficiently retrieved.



real estate filings

Documents relating to real property transactions are stored in the Recorder's Office and made viewable through our Public Records Search website. In order for these documents to be accepted for recording, they must meet the requirements set by the Ohio Revised Code.

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Living Wills

Living Wills may be recorded in our office for safekeeping. By recording your Living Will with the Franklin County Recorder, you ensure easy access to this important document by your loved ones and medical personnel in the event of an emergency.

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Veteran Services

Veterans are strongly encouraged to record their military discharge documents with our office for safekeeping. In recent years, the Recorder's Office has expanded the types of services offered to veterans. Click below to see all the services offered.

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upcoming events



Affordable Housing Resource Fair | Saturday, September 30, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Beechcroft High School | 6100 Beechcroft Rd. Columbus, OH 43229




Central Ohio Veterans Stand Down | Tuesday, October 31, 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Greater Columbus Convention Center | 400 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43215

  For questions about upcoming events, please contact Hanna Detwiler at [email protected]


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