Land Records

The Jo Daviess County Recorder’s office has made available online the document images and indexed information from January 1, 1953 to present. You are more than welcome to come visit our office and make use of our free public terminals to search information. If this is not convenient, listed below are options available to you for searching Jo Daviess County Records via the internet.

Jo Daviess County Recorder Remote Access
Search Land Records 24 hours a day!!

Tapestry - A charge per Land Records search
Designed for the occasional user or those who want the freedom to search in all Fidlar counties

You can search recorded documents on Tapestry 24 hours a day for a small per search fee. No software download required- all you need is a web browser. Tapestry utilizes a unique pay-as-you-go method in which you can pay with your credit card on a secure internet site.

  • Extremely fast searching and viewing of images
  • 24/7 remote internet access
  • Secure browser based access
  • Search various parameters (grantor/grantee, date range, legal description)

  • Index/Image search - $8.75 per search
  • Print copies - $1.00 per page

Payment Options:
  • Pay-as-you-go online with credit card
  • Payment On Account or by Membership-please contact Fidlar Technologies
at their toll free number 1 (800) 747-4600

Helpful hints:

Less is better-search under one criteria. For example, last name only.
Searching by PIN is not recommended.

Laredo - An account based Land Records search

Designed for users who consistently search in Jo Daviess County

With this account based Land Records search, Subscribers can login to Laredo to access recorded documents online. We have various plans available for any budget.

  • Extremely fast searching and viewing of images
  • Same user interface that is used on the Recorder’s public work stations
  • 24/7 access
  • Customizable results screens
  • Subscription based
0-250 minutes $50/month (.20 per minute Overage)*
251-1000 minutes $100/month (.15 per minute Overage)*
1001-3000 minutes $200/month (.12 per minute Overage)*
Unlimited $250/month

* Per minute charge for each minute over the sign-up
**Print fees are $.25 per page printed

To Sign Up:
To become a Laredo Subscriber please contact the Jo Daviess County Recorder’s Office at 815-777-9694. Click on the document below for the Subscriber Information Form.

To Search:
Once you have signed up and have been issued a username and password, log onto to download.