Recorder's Office

Physical Address:
1000 5th St N
Carrington North Dakota 58421
Mailing Address:
PO Box 76
Carrington North Dakota 58421

 - (701) 652-2491

 - (701) 652-2173

The Foster County Recorder is an elected position with a four year term. The current Foster County Recorder is Lynelle Lyman Hoppe. She was elected in 2002.

As the Recorder she performs the following duties:

  • Recording of legal documents according to specifications of North Dakota statutes as set forth in the North Dakota Century Code
  • Maintaining and preserving an archival copy of those records for public use
  • Filing personal property liens in a statewide central indexing system
  • Issues marriage licenses
  • Provides passport applications
  • Administrating and policy functions of the Recorder’s Office

Up until August of 2001 the Recorder was known as the Register of Deeds


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