Portage County
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Portage County Recorder
Lori Calcei
Address 449 S Meridian Street
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone Number 330-297-3553
Fax Number 330-297-7349
Document Requests SFrantz@portageco.com
Office Hours Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Online Indexes 1995 - Present
1979 - 1994 Deeds, POA, and Easements
Online Documents 2001 - Present
Welcome to the Portage County Recorder's Homepage. The County Recorder has the important task of keeping the vital records pertaining to ownership in real estate (land) and to all encumbrances or liens upon it. Without the work of the County Recorder, it would be nearly impossible to purchase land and be assured of a clear title or to lend money with land as security.
To search for a name, file, or book, click the menu option on the left.
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6/15/2016 Any document with a red X is not viewable on line but can be purchased from the Recorder's office for $2.00 per page upon request with the funds and a SASE.
11/13/2013 Due to an inadvertent error, by the Portage County's Recorder's Office, with our time stamp, documents filed Oct.24, 2013 and Oct 25, 2013 have the incorrect year. The documents have been corrected at our office and have been rescanned to show the corrected year. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. Bonnie M. Howe, Recorder
7/1/2009 Standardization guidelines for documents recorded in this office are as follows: Computer font size of at least 10 point, Minimum paper size - 8 1/2 x 11 - Maximum 8 1/2 x 14, Black or Blue Ink only, No highlighting, Margins of 1 inch each side and bottom of page, 3 inch margin on the top of the first page, reserved for recorder, auditor & engineer (tax map), and 1 1/2 margin on top of the remaining pages. If document does not conform to these guidelines an additional $20.00 will be collected.
8/29/2008 Notice: Document images of death certificates, documents that include death certificates, federal tax liens, and soldier discharges, affidavits and Power of Attorney, are not viewable in compliance with ORC. Other than soldier discharges, these records are available for viewing in the Recorder's Office.