Adams County buildings - including the Government Center, Human Services Center, and Motor Vehicle locations - are now open Tuesday-Friday, 7 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Some departments are open by appointment only. Find modified office hours here.
Adams County is now under Public Health Order 20-28 Safer at Home and in the Vast, Great Outdoors until further notice. For more information, visit the Tri-County Health Department site at

Why can't I get my recording information immediately?

The Public Trustee's Office has a process whereby Release of Deeds of Trust are reviewed, checked for accuracy, and executed (signed by an officer of this office). These releases are then sent to the Clerk and Recorder for recording. Usually the release of deed of trust is recorded within several days after the Public Trustee's office receives it from the lender.