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Polk County Register of Deeds

Polk County Register of Deeds

Register of Deeds:

Debra S. Girard
PO Box 276
Osceola, NE 68651
Phone (402) 747-5431
Fax (402) 747-2656

The Polk County Register of Deeds Office is located in the County Clerk’s Office on the second floor of the courthouse in Osceola, NE. The office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. The office is open during the noon hour. E-mail:

Functions of the Register of Deeds Office:

The register of deeds has the power to take acknowledgements, administer oaths, and certify the same by his or her signature. The register must keep a book in which every instrument filed for record in his or her office is entered and an official seal. Since the register of deeds is not an elected office in Polk County, the county clerk acts as ex officio register of deeds.

At the Present time, the County Register of Deeds’ Office staff is:

    • County Clerk/Register of Deeds – Debra S. Girard
    • Deputy County Clerk/Register of Deeds – Linda Augustin
    • Office Clerks – Judy Sunday and Deb Cramer