Monona County IA

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

Monona County, Iowa Overview

Monona County, Iowa was established in 1851 and although we aren’t sure of the origin of its name, it is believed that the name is Indian for beautiful valley. The county seat is Onawa, which is also the largest community. As of the 2010 census the population was 9,243. The county has a total area of 699 square miles, five of which is water and 694 square miles is land. Two Nebraska counties neighbor Monona to the west, Thurston and Burt to the southwest. Woodbury county, IA lies to the north, Crawford county, IA to the east and Harrison county, IA to the south. Fourteen zip codes are utilized by the county, the largest of which is 51040.

Monona County Clerk Information

Monona County Clerk of Court
610 Iowa Ave.
Onawa, Iowa 51040

Monona County Records

Tim Peters, Assessor
PO Box 175
Onawa, IA 51040-0175
(712) 433-2271

Residential, commercial, agricultural building information, photos, property record cards, assessed values:

Tena Hinkel, Recorder


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

Laura Oliver, Treasurer
Treasurer’s office:
610 Iowa Ave
Onawa, IA 51040
Tax Department
(712) 433-2347

Motor Vehicle Department
(712) 433-2702

Drivers License Department
(712) 433-9566

Downloadable forms, drivers license information and testing, pay property taxes online, motor vehicle titles, registrations and renewals:

Monona County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Monona 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:Monona County Marriage License
Location:610 Iowa Avenue, Onawa, Iowa, 51040

Monona County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 610 Iowa Ave, Onawa, IA 51040, United States
Phone: 712-433-2575

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