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Pierce County - Julie Hines

Julie first took office as Register of Deeds on January 3, 2017. She has been re-elected for her second term beginning January 4, 2021. She has worked for Pierce County since 1991. Her background includes 10 years in the Treasurer's Office helping with tax collecting and assisting the real property lister, 5 years in the Clerk of Courts Office as small claims clerk and working with child support records, 10 years as Deputy Register of Deeds. Julie is a life-long resident of Pierce County. She enjoys yoga, walking, helping with projects and traveling with family.

Office Address

414 West Main St - PO Box 267
Ellsworth, WI 54011

Office hours: 8:00 - 4:30
Telephone: 715-273-6748

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About the Register of  Deeds Office

Our office accepts both paper and electronic documents for recording. We have a cut-off time for both document types of 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday except holidays. Any documents received after 3:30 p.m. will be recorded on the next business day. See the Pierce County website for the names of our e-recording vendors.


Our office has 2 staff, who are very knowledgeable and willing to give assistance as needed. Our land records are available online since January 1, 1998. During the past year we have set up an option for credit card payments for copy fees and vital record sales. We began e-recording documents with four vendor companies. We are currently working on a back-imaging project that will make recorded documents available online from January 1975 through December 1997.

About Pierce County

Our county in located in the beautiful countryside of western Wisconsin. We have rolling hills, fish-filled rivers and lakes and many acres of farmland. We are home to the University of Wisconsin River Falls campus and Chippewa Valley Technical College. Our population is approximately 41,000. We welcome you to come visit and enjoy our County Fair in August, and local parades and festivals throughout the year.

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