County Clerk/Recorder

The highest priority of the Pike County Clerk and all staff members is to provide you, the customer, with efficient, courteous and informative service.

The Pike County Clerk’s Office performs a variety of functions in county government. Our functions include:

Elections – The Clerk is responsible for the conduct of all elections in Pike County. Elections include Federal, State, County, City, School, Township and Village. Functions conducted prior to an election, during an election and after an election are voter registration, absentee voting, election judge training, precinct set-u, ballot card proofing, voter tabulation.

Vital Records – The Clerk is the official record keeper for all births, deaths, marriages and civil unions in Pike County and military records.

Recorder of Deeds – The Recorder’s primary responsibility is the maintenance of the indexing of documents in the chain of title to County land.

Tax Services – The Clerk collects delinquent tax payments. The Clerk also calculates and extends the tax rates on all real estate in the county using levies filed by all county taxing bodies.

Accounting – The Clerk processes all accounts payable for the county. The Clerk’s office also processes all county payroll.

Pike County Board – The Clerk records the minutes of all County Board meetings. Permanent records of all county board minutes are stored in the Clerk’s office.

Additional Services –


We are pleased to announce that we now offer Official Records Online. This service is an electronic format for requesting certified birth, death, and marriage certificates as well as birth, death, and marriage genealogy certificates. You may locate this service here.