Cleveland County Clerk

Mission Statement

As your County Clerk it is an honor and my mission to:

  • continually strive to improve the delivery of our services and to         utilize the latest technology where possible to promote the highest level of customer service.
  • ensure public confidence, trust and goodwill by treating our customers with respect, dignity and in an equitable manner.
  • preserve, protect, and maintain our County records from the patents issued in the land run to the documents filed today in the most cost effective manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

The County Clerk is responsible for a wide range of duties that are set out in the Oklahoma State Statutes by the Legislature. The Clerk is elected into office every four years by the residents of Cleveland County.

The County Clerk serves as records keeper for the County. All documents relating to real estate i.e. deeds, mortgages, mineral interests, plats, liens, judgments as well as State and Federal tax liens and military discharge records. The Clerk's office receives, records, and preserves these records, for perpetuity, both in the office and electronically. All records are open to the public under the State's Open Records Act.

The County Clerk is also the secretary for several boards including the Budget Board, Excise/Equalization Board, Board of the Commissioners and Tax Roll Correction Board.

Payroll, Inventory, Accounts Payable, preparing the Monthly and Annual Financial Reports, and processing all Purchase Orders are all responsibilities of the County Clerk's office.

If you would like to research land records online and view documents, you must first register with the County Clerk's office.                                   Please call (405) 366-0240 for assistance with registration.