Simplifile E-recording Network Gains 43 New Jurisdictions in South, Midwest

February 16, 2017

Simplifile recently added 43 counties and parishes across the Southern and Midwestern United States to its electronic recording network. All of the counties and parishes, which span 18 states, joined Simplifile’s network in the last quarter of 2016 or first quarter of 2017.

“E-recording saves counties and settlement service providers time and money while increasing borrower and lender satisfaction,” said Paul Clifford, president of Simplifile. “It is our pleasure to support these new jurisdictions as they transition from manual recording to an electronic process that is more efficient and beneficial for everyone involved.”

Aurora, Hanson, Hutchinson, Jones, Lawrence, Moody, and Union counties are the latest South Dakota jurisdictions to begin accepting electronically submitted documents following the state’s legislative authorization of e-recording last October. Other new counties across the South and Midwest include:

  • Clark County, Ark.
  • Howard County, Ark.
  • Butts County, Ga.
  • Carroll County, Ga.
  • Cook County, Ga.
  • Long County, Ga.
  • Montgomery County, Ga.
  • Paulding County, Ga.
  • Wilcox County, Ga.
  • Marion County, Ill.
  • Williamson County, Ill.
  • Pike County, Ind.
  • Putnam County, Ind.
  • Scott County, Ind.
  • Plaquemines Parish, La.
  • Washington County, Md.
  • Jackson County, Miss.
  • Rankin County, Miss.
  • Holt County, Mo.
  • Maries County, Mo.
  • Ste. Genevieve County, Mo.
  • Lee County, N.C.
  • Renville County, N.D.
  • Scotland County, N.C.
  • Huron County, Ohio
  • Ross County, Ohio
  • Jackson County, Okla.
  • Aiken County, S.C.
  • Anderson County, S.C.
  • Clarendon County, S.C.
  • Dorchester County, S.C.
  • Carroll County, Tenn.
  • Montgomery County, Tenn.
  • Waller County, Texas
  • Isle of Wight County, Va.
  • Washburn County, Wis.

Effective immediately, settlement agents in these jurisdictions can scan and submit documents directly to the county recording office using Simplifile’s secure, web-based e-recording service. In just minutes, the county recorder can review, stamp, record and return documents to the settlement agent using the same electronic system.

More than 1,579 county recording offices throughout the United States now record deeds, mortgages and other documents electronically using Simplifile.

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