Palo Alto County IA

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

Palo Alto County, Iowa Overview

Palo Alto County in Iowa, and established in 1851, had a population of 9,421 as of the 2010 census. Emmetsburg is both the county seat and the largest community. It is named for the first battlefield victory in the Mexican-American War. The county’s total area is 564 square miles of land, plus five square miles of water. Neighboring counties are all in Iowa and include: Emmet to the north, Kossuth to the east, Pocahontas to the south, and Clay to the west. The largest zip code in the county is 50536, and 12 additional zip codes are also in use in the county.

Palo Alto County Clerk Information

Clerk of Court
1010 Broadway
Emmetsburg, IA 50536

Palo Alto County Records

Susan Ruppert, Recorder
Palo Alto County Recorder
1010 Broadway, PO Box 248
Emmetsburg, IA 50536

Documents affecting title to real estate, vital records, recreational vehicle titles and registrations, hunting licenses, filing fees, forms, passports, military service records :

Lois Naig, Assessor
Palo Alto County Assessor
1010 Broadway
Emmetsburg, IA 50536

Property searches, assessments and values, notification and appeal process:

Robin Jamison, Treasurer
Palo Alto County Treasurer’s Office
1010 Broadway
PO Box 77
Emmetsburg, IA 50536

Acceptable forms of payment:

Vehicle Registration Renewal, W-9 Forms:

Pay property taxes:

Driver’s license information and testing:

Pay fines online:

Palo Alto County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Palo Alto 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:Palo Alto County Marriage License
Location:1010 Broadway Street, Emmetsburg, Iowa, 50536

Palo Alto County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 1010 Broadway St, Emmetsburg, IA 50536, United States
Phone: 712-852-3603

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