Black Hawk County IA

Lookup Public Records in Black Hawk CountyIowa. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Black Hawk County, Iowa Overview

Black Hawk County is in the northeast corner of Iowa. As the fourth most populous county in the state, the population as of the 2010 census was 131,090. Black Hawk County was formed on February 17, 1843 from sections of Buchanan County. It was named after Black Hawk, a Sauk leader during the 1832 Black Hawk War. The largest community and county seat is Waterloo. The county is bordered on all sides by other Iowa counties: Fayette to the northeast, Butler to the northwest, Grundy to the west, Tama to the southwest, Benton to the southeast, Buchanan to the east and Bremer to the north. The county has a total area of 573 square miles, 566 of which is land and the remaining square miles is water. The county is separated by the Cedar River and much of the county is on the flood plain. A total of 16 zip codes is used in the county, and the largest zip code is 50613.

Black Hawk County Clerk Information

Clerk of Court
316 E. 5th Street
Waterloo, IA 50703
Phone: 319-833-3331

Black Hawk County Records

Sandie Smith is the county recorder:
Black Hawk County Courthouse
316 E 5th Street, Room 208
Waterloo, IA 50703

Pay property taxes, and vehicle registration renewals online:

T.J. Koenigsfeld is the county assessor:
Black Hawk County Courthouse
316 E 5th Street, Room 209
Waterloo, IA 50703

Real estate mapping, tax estimator, tax credits and exemptions:

Rita Schmidt, County Treasurer
Black Hawk County Courthouse
316 E 5th Street, Room 140
Waterloo, IA 50703

Tax calendar and payment options:

Pay fines online:

Black Hawk County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Black Hawk County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title XV, Chapter 595 and Premarital Agreements – Title XV, Chapter 596
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Black Hawk County Marriage License
Location:316 East 5th Street, Waterloo, Iowa, 50703

Black Hawk County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 316 E 5th St, Waterloo, IA 50703, United States
Phone: 319-833-3012

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