PROF. JOSEPH HOPKINS
407 South 2nd Street, PO BOX 28
Alma, WI 54610
Office hours: Mon 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Carol was elected as Register of Deeds in 2008 and took office on January 5, 2009. Prior to being elected she worked for Buffalo as Deputy Clerk of Courts for 13 years. She is a member of the Wisconsin Register of Deeds Association and serves on various committees. Carol is a lifelong resident of Buffalo County. She and her husband Bruce live in Buffalo City along the beautiful Mississippi River. Carol volunteers her time to her community serving is an Emergency Medical Technician with Scenic Valley Emergency Medical Service. She is the Emergency Medical Services representative on the Local Emergency Planning Committee, a member of Tri-Community Fire Department Auxiliary and volunteer for the Relay for Life. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, and fishing, hunting and being outdoors.
In addition to Carol there is one part time deputy in the office. In 1993 the Register of Deeds Office added a computerized index and in 1997 a imaging system for land and vital records. In 2016 Carol added a new way to search documents on-line; through Laredo or Tapestry. We are working hard at our back indexing project and keep adding additional documents to our on-line database as time permits.
As of January 3, 2017, copies of birth records for persons born throughout Wisconsin may be obtained at any county Register of Deeds office