Allen County Register of Deeds


Cara Barkdoll

Office Hours: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday-Friday (Except Holidays*)

*See below for holiday schedule

Mailing & Street Address
1 N. Washington
Iola, KS 66749-2835
Phone: 620-365-1412
Fax: 620-365-1414

Cara Barkdoll  









Register of Deeds
Cara Barkdoll
Cara's fifth term as Register of Deeds began January 9, 2017 and will continue through January 2021. She was employed as a clerk in this office January 1997, and served as Deputy January 1998 until December 1999. At that time, her predecessor Jacqueline Webb retired, and Cara was appointed by Governor Bill Graves to serve the rest of the term. Cara's first full term began February 2001.

Term: thru January 2021

Party: Republican

Misty Rice , Register of Deeds Clerk


Open Records

Users must comply with the Kansas Open Records Statute, KSA 45-230.

All records in this office are open to the public with the exception of the Kansas Real Estate Sales Validation Questionnaire (SVQ) and military discharges, closed by State Statute. The information obtained from the information on this website cannot be used for prohibited purposes as set out in the Kansas Open Records Act. Cameras may be used with permission

Please be advised that KSA 45-230 provides:

"No person shall knowingly sell, give, or receive, for the purpose of selling or offering for sale, any property or service to persons listed therein, any list of names and addresses contained therein, or derived from public records..."

Any person who uses this information for the purpose of selling or offering for sale, any property or service to persons identified therein may be in violation of this provision and subject to a $500 fine for each violation. Further, each and every person using this site, hereby certifies to the Register of Deeds that he/she is not using the website for said purposes.

Disclaimer: The Allen County Register of Deeds Office presents the information on this website as a service to the public. We have tried to ensure that the information contained on this website is accurate. The Register of Deeds Office makes no warranty or guarantee concerning the accuracy or reliability of the content at this site or at other sites to which we link. Assessing accuracy and reliability of information is the responsibility of the user. The Register of Deeds Office shall not be reliable for errors contained herein or for any damages in connection with the use of the information contained herein.


New Year's Day
Monday , January 1, 2018
Martin Luther King Day
Monday, January 15, 2018
Presidents' Day
Monday, February 19, 2018
Good Friday
Friday, March 30, 2018
Memorial Day
Monday, May 28, 2018
Independence Day
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Labor Day
Monday, September 3, 2018
Columbus Day
Monday, October 8, 2018
Veterans Day
Monday, November 12, 2018
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Day After Thanksgiving
Friday, November 23, 2018
Christmas Eve
Monday, December 24, 2018
Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
New Year's Eve
Monday, December 31, 2018


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* Recording Fees will have changes as of January 1, 2018.

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