Fayette County IA

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

Fayette County, Iowa Overview

Fayette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,880. The county seat is West Union; however, Oelwein is the largest community. Fayette County was founded on December 21, 1837 as a part of Wisconsin Territory. It was named after Gilbert du Motier, marquis de La Fayette, a French general and politician, who came to America in 1777 to fight in the Revolutionary War, and who was named Major General of the Continental Army. The county was formed as part of a large reorganization of Dubuque County, which at that time comprised most of the northern half of Iowa, Minnesota, and parts of the Dakotas. Fayette County was granted the Minnesota and Dakotas territory on that date. It became part of Iowa Territory when it was formed on July 4, 1838. Fayette County’s size was drastically reduced into land that was part of the modern state of Iowa in 1843, then further split in 1847 after Iowa had achieved statehood. The county was organized in 1850. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 731 square miles, of which 731 square miles is land and 0.5 square miles is water. A total of 24 zip codes cover the county, and the largest is 50662.

Fayette County Clerk Information

Clerk of Court – Elizabeth Nuss
Clerk of District Court
114 N Vine Street Suite 200
West Union, IA 52175
(563) 422-5694

General Jury Service Information, Fayette County Juror Information, E-File Jury Summons Questionnaire:
http://www.fayettecountyiowa.org/CLERKOFCOURT.html

Fayette County Records

Ali Manson, County Assessor
Fayette County Courthouse
114 North Vine Street
West Union, Iowa 52175
(563) 422-3397

Assessment information, tax liens, tax schedule and estimates, forms:

Karen Ford, Recorder
Fayette County Recorder
114 North Vine Street, 2nd floor
P.O. Box 226
West Union, IA 52175
(563) 422-3687
kford@co.fayette.ia.us

Vital records, military service records, vehicle registration, deed searches, land records:

Kyle Jacobsen, Treasurer
Fayette County Treasurer
114 North Vine Street, 2nd floor
P.O. Box 273
West Union, IA 52175
treasurer@co.fayette.ia.us

Driver’s License, West Union: (563) 422-3798
Driver’s License, Oelwein:
Oelwein Community Plaza
25 W Charles Street
(319) 283-4080

Property Taxes, West Union Only: (563) 422-3787

Motor Vehicle Registrations & Titles, West Union Only: (563) 422-3798

Registrations, pay property taxes online, licenses:

Fayette, IA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200924,593
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,475
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200972
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009328
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009144
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009552
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,874
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009182
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009637
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200967
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200910,406
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,016
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009406
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20092,059
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009252
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009203
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009152
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009324
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009418
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200974
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,572
Fayette County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Fayette 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:Fayette County Marriage License
Location:114 North Vine Street, West Union, Iowa, 52175
Phone:319-422-3687

Fayette County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 114 N Vine St, West Union, IA 52175, United States
Phone: 563-422-3687

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