Kossuth County IA

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

Kossuth County, Iowa Overview

Kossuth County, Iowa established in 1851, had a population of 15,543 as of the 2010 census. The county seat and largest community is Algona. Kossuth County was named after Lajos Kossuth, Regent-President of Hungary who went to exile to America following the war of independence of Hungary from Austria. The county was enlarged northward in 1857 by the inclusion of the former Bancroft County. The county, which is home to nationally protected Union Slough National Wildlife Refuge, is a total of 974 square miles in size almost all of which is land. Kossuth County shares a northern border with two Minnesota counties, Martin and Faribault. There are also five neighboring Iowa counties: Winnebago to the northeast, Hancock to the southeast, Humboldt to the south, Palo Alto to the southwest, and Emmet to the northwest. The county uses a total of 21 zip codes, and the largest is 50511.

Kossuth County Clerk Information

Clerk of Court
114 West State Street
Algona, IA 50511
515-295-3240

Kossuth County Records

County Recorder, Karen Benschoter
114 W. State Street
Algona, IA 50511
(515) 295-5660

Land records, deeds, plats and surveys, maps, tax liens, military service records, vital records, easements and condemnations, recreational vehicle registrations and renewals, passports, and recording fees:

County Treasurer, Nicholas P. Rahm
114 W State St
Algona, IA 50511
Tax Department: (515) 295-3404
Motor Vehicle Department: (515) 295-7402
Driver’s License Station: (515) 295-7724

Drivers license, pay taxes online, motor vehicle registrations and renewals, real estate tax look up:

Judy Samp, Assessor
114 W. State Street
Algona, IA 50511
(515) 295-3857
jsamp@co.kossuth.ia.us

Agricultural, residential and commercial property searches, tax assessments and valuations:

Pay fees online:

Kossuth, IA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200918,817
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009714
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009134
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009573
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009331
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,252
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200984
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009319
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20098,309
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,282
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009100
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,584
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200977
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009215
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009264
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009736
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009159
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200936
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009993
Kossuth County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Kossuth 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:Kossuth County Marriage License
Location:114 West State Street, Algona, Iowa, 50511
Phone:515-295-5660

Kossuth County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 114 W State St, Algona, IA 50511, United States
Phone: 515-295-5660

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