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.

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COVID-19 Update

March 30, 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.

Kossuth County Sheriff’s Office:

  • Normal daily operations

Kossuth County Jail:

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

Kossuth County Courthouse:

  • Please read posted signage before entering the Courthouse.

These measures are being taken for the protection of all involved to help prevent the spread of Covid 19. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.

For further information call the Kossuth County Auditor’s Office at 515-295-2718.