Mahaska County IA

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

Mahaska County, Iowa Overview

Established in 1843, Mahaska County is a county located in the state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 22,335. The county seat is Oskaloosa, and it is also the largest community. It was named after Chief Mahaska of the Iowa tribe. The county was the first in Iowa to have a sheriff and a justice of peace. Coal mining was once a major industry in Mahaska County. In the 19th century, Muchakinock, about 5 miles south of Oskaloosa, was probably the largest and most prosperous coal camp in Iowa. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 573 square miles, of which 571 square miles is land and 2.5 square miles is water. The county is surrounding by six other Iowa counties: Jasper to the northwest, Poweshiek to the north, Keokuk to the east, Wapello to the southeast, Monroe to the southwest, and Marion to the west. The largest zip code in use in the county is 52577; however, it is only one of the 16 total zip codes in use.

Mahaska County Clerk Information

Janietta Criswell, Clerk of District Court
Mahaska County Courthouse
2nd Floor
106 South 1st Street
Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577
(641) 673-7786

Mahaska County Records

Lindsey Thomas, Assessor
Mahaska County Courthouse
1st Floor, SE Corner
106 South 1st Street
Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577
(641) 673-5805

Residential, commercial and agricultural property assessments, tax formulas, credits and exemptions:

Diane Upton Crookham, Recorder
Mahaska County Courthouse
1st Floor
106 South 1st Street
Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577
(641) 673-8187

Recreational vehicle registrations and renewals, hunting licenses, vital records, military service records, land records:

Sone Scott, Treasurer
Mahaska County Courthouse
106 South 1st Street
Oskaloosa, Iowa 52577
Tax: (641) 673-5482
Auto: (641) 673-4618
Driver’s License: (641) 673-9521

Pay taxes online, vehicle registrations and renewals, driver’s license information and testing, acceptable payment methods:

Mahaska, IA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200926,129
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,120
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009107
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009125
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200984
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20094,795
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,926
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009115
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009860
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200956
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20095,429
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200975
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,104
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009444
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009811
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009173
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009410
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009532
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200945
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009509
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200951
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009261
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,846
Mahaska County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Mahaska 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:Mahaska County Marriage License
Location:106 South 1st Street, Oskaloosa, Iowa, 52577
Phone:641-673-8187

Mahaska County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 106 S 1st St, Oskaloosa, IA 52577, United States
Phone: 641-673-8187

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