Dubuque County IA

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

Dubuque County, Iowa Overview

Dubuque County, IA had a population of 93,653 as of the 2010 census. Dubuque is both the county seat and the largest community. Established in 1834, the county was named for the first European settler in the state, Julien Dubuque. Today, the county has record employment levels and an ever-growing population. The surging economy can especially be seen in the West Side of the City of Dubuque, and in neighboring Peosta and Asbury. These areas have expanded so much that concerns now lie with trying to manage the growth, a sharp change from just 20 years ago. Dubuque County is one of Iowa’s two original counties along with Des Moines County; both were organized by the Michigan Territorial legislature in 1834. The city of Dubuque was chartered in 1833 as the first city in Iowa. The county borders on both Illinois and Wisconsin, and is bounded on the northeast by the Mississippi River. Adjacent Iowa counties are: Clayton to the north, Jackson to the southeast, Jones to the southwest, and Delaware to the west. Grant County, Wisconsin lies to the northeast, an Jo Daviess County, Illinois to the east. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 617 square miles, of which 608 square miles is land and 8.3 square miles is water. The county is drained by north and south forks of the Maquoketa River. Portions of the nationally protected Driftless Area National Wildlife Refuge and the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge lie within the county lines. Zip code 52001 is the largest in the county; however, 18 additional zip codes are used in the area.

Dubuque County Clerk Information

Clerk of District Court
Dubuque County Courthouse
720 Central Ave.
Dubuque, IA 52001
563.589.4418

Dubuque County Records

Dave Kubik
County Assessor
Dubuque County Courthouse
720 Central Ave
PO Box 5001
Dubuque, IA 52004-5001
(563)589-4432
Dave.Kubik@DubuqueCounty.us

Property records, tax credit and exemption information:

John Murphy
County Recorder
Dubuque County Courthouse
720 Central Avenue
PO Box 5001
Dubuque, IA 52004-5001
563-589-4434
John.Murphy@DubuqueCounty.us

Information on filing real estate, requesting military records and UCC information, downloadable applications for certified copies of vital records and military records, as well as applications for boat, snow & ATV registrations:

Eric Stierman, County Treasurer
Dubuque County Courthouse
720 Central Ave
PO Box 5001
Dubuque, IA 52004-5001
Tax: (563) 589-4436
Motor Vehicle: (563) 589-4450
Dyersville Office: (563) 875-6052
Eric.Stierman@dubuquecounty.us

Dyersville Satellite Office
340 1st Ave E.
Dyersville, Iowa 52040

Pay taxes online, vehicle registration renewals, valuations, gross and net tax information, delinquent taxes:

Pay fees online: https://www.iowacourts.gov/iowa-courts/district-court/judicial-district-1/district/1/county/dubuque

Dubuque, IA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009116,596
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20095,278
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200939
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009145
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009891
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009385
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,331
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20096,824
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009577
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,554
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009576
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200953,414
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009407
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009322
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200922,156
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20091,977
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20092,208
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009978
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009150
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009832
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009971
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009104
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,361
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009908
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200980
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009374
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20097,800
Dubuque County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Dubuque 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:Dubuque County Marriage License
Location:720 Central Avenue, Dubuque, Iowa, 52001
Phone:319-589-4434

Dubuque County Recorder’s Office

Address: 720 Central Ave, Dubuque, IA 52001, United States
Phone: 563-589-4488

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