Door County - Carey Petersilka
Office Address: 421 Nebraska St., Sturgeon Bay WI 54235
Office hours:
 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Telephone:  (920) 746-2270
Documents are accepted for recording up until 3:30 pm Vital Records are issued up until 4:00 pm
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Carey PetersilkaAbout Carey: Carey was recently elected the new President of the Wisconsin Register of Deeds Association. She will serve a one year term and is the first Register of Deeds from Door County to serve in this role. Prior to being elected president she was the 1st Vice President and Legislative Co-Chair for the WRDA. Petersilka has served on the Legislative, Resolutions, and Audit committee, as well as the chair for District 3 for 6 years within the WRDA organization. She also serves on the Wisconsin County Constitutional Officer’s board and is a member of the Wisconsin Counties Association and Wisconsin Land Information Association. Lifelong residents of Door County and currently living in the Town of Sevastopol, Carey and her husband Dan of 28 years have 2 adult children. Carey enjoys canning the produce her husband Dan grows in his very extensive garden, cooking camping, reading and spending as much time with family and friends as possible. She also has 2 Labrador retrievers, ages 9 & 4

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About the Register of Deeds office:   Petersilka has been the Door County Register of Deeds since 2005. Her office handles over $780,000 in real estate transfer fees, she manages a $440,000 budget and keeps track of real estate related documents and vital records such as birth, death, domestic partnership, and marriage records.

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About Door County:  Door County is considered the Number One getaway destination in the Midwest and often compared to Cape Cod. Door County boasts of its 250 miles of shoreline, which accommodates water sports of every kind and world record charter fishing. Numerous painters, world class symphony music, performing art theaters, museums and hiking and biking trails can be found throughout the communities within the County. Door County has five state parks and seventeen County parks and is one of the fastest growing golf destination in the upper Midwest. Dining or shopping in the County will accommodate everyone's taste. To see more of Door County visit:

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