Louisa County IA

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

Louisa County, Iowa Overview

Louisa County, established in 1836 has its county seat in the largest community of Wapello. The population, as of the 2010 census, was 11,387. Two theories have been offered for the origins of its name: one is that it was named after Louisa Massey, who was very well known in the area at the time because she avenged the murder of her brother when she shot the party responsible. The other is that it was named after Louisa County, Virginia. The eastern border of the county is adjacent to the Mississippi River, as well as Mercer County, Illinois and Rock Island County, Illinois. Additional neighboring counties are all in Iowa; Johnson to the northwest, Muscatine to the north, Des Moines to the south, Henry to the southwest, and Washington to the west. Louisa county is also home to the nationally protected Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge. The county uses a total of 12 zip codes, the largest of which is 52653.

Louisa County Clerk Information

Melissa Schoonover
117 South Main Street
PO Box 268
Wapello, Iowa 52653-0268

In 1983, the Court Reorganization Act was approved by the Iowa State Legislatures, that transferred the expense of operating the court system to the State of Iowa. The Clerk of Court processes civil, criminal and juvenile case and probate matters. The Clerk of Court is the contact for matters involving child custody, domestic violence, juvenile case and more.

Louisa County Records

Recorder – Leanne Black
117 South Main Street
PO Box 264
Wapello, Iowa 52653-0264

Deeds, easements and condemnations, vital records, military service records, plats and surveys, maps, tax liens, recreational vehicle registrations and renewals:

Treasurer – Vicki Frank
117 South Main Street
PO Box 264
Wapello, Iowa 52653-0264

Property tax payments, driver’s license, motor vehicle titles, registrations and renewals:

Cathy C. Smith, Assessor
117 South Main Street
PO Box 284
Wapello, Iowa 52653-0284

Property assessments and valuations, exemptions and tax credits:

Louisa County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Louisa 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:Louisa County Marriage License
Location:117 South Main Street, Wapello, Iowa, 52653

Louisa County Recorder’s Office

County Government Office

Address: 117 S Main St, Wapello, IA 52653, United States
Phone: 319-523-5361

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