Kossuth County Government

Striving to provide services needed for the public good in the most effective and efficient manner possible

Welcome to Kossuth County, Iowa's largest county. Here you will discover our greatest asset—our people. We offer you old-fashioned Iowa hospitality and we are eager to show you our beautiful towns and countryside. We have a rich history and offer many special attractions throughout our communities. We feel our lifestyle here in the heart of America is one to be envied, one we treasure and are delighted to share with you.

For Severe Weather Alerts

Create an account on the Kossuth County web portal at https://bit.ly/KossuthAlert

Text KossuthIA to 672-83.

Download the Smart911 app from the Apple or Google Play stores.

COVID-19 Update

July 15, 2022

The Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Management are continuing to work alongside other County officials to reduce the spread of Covid-19. Latest updates are shown below. 

Kossuth County Jail:

  • All volunteer activities in the Jail are suspended until further notice:  NA, AA, Bible Study, etc.