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Register Of Deeds

Contact Information

Dian K. Lauby, Dawson County Register of Deeds
700 N. Washington, Room D
Lexington, NE  68850

Phone:  308-324-4271 
Fax:  308-324-9825
E-mail Dian at

Office Hours:  Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Register of Deeds office is responsible for the maintaining and securing of the land records of the county.  It is a separate office in counties that have more than 20,000 in population.  It is the duty of the Register of Deeds to record documents submitted for filing, in the order in which they are presented, such as deeds, deeds of trust, assignments, releases, construction liens, federal and state tax liens, UCC filings, plats and other instruments presented for recording.

All documents recorded in the Register of Deeds office are public record.  Therefore, copies of any recorded documents are available to view.  Primary users of this office include realtors, title and abstract companies, banks, law firms, appraisers and genealogists..

Online Access

Notice:  The Register of Deeds office has scanned all the Deed and Miscellaneous records in our imaging system, and these images from 1999 forward are now available on Deeds Online.