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Jefferson County Iowa Map, 1871

Jefferson County Iowa Map, 1871

Maybe you’ve seen this map on a restaurant wall or museum?  Well, the library of congress keeps a high res version of this on their website.  You can zoom all the way in and see more detail than ever before.  Hope you enjoy it as much as us. Here’s the...
Maasdam Barns

Maasdam Barns

The Maasdam Barns are emblematic of the entrepreneurial spirit, which has characterized Jefferson County, Iowa, for well over a century. The Maasdam Barns Preservation Committee was formed in 2005 to preserve the Evergreen Ridge Stock Farm, which had been a...
Brand New Website!

Brand New Website!

Welcome to our new online presence.  In June of 2023, Jefferson County, Iowa got an entirely new website.  We hope this new website dramatically improves the user experience and access to information and services.  Thank you to Kevin Riley (Riley Designs) for a...
Courtroom Renovation Dedication

Courtroom Renovation Dedication

The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors approved a plan to renovate and remodel the Jefferson County courtroom in the courthouse. Renovation and remodeling included a new, more efficient heating and cooling system, a lobby for waiting, and limited access to the...

Notice: County Courthouse Offices will be closed on Thursday, July 4th and Friday, July 5th, 2024 in observance of Independence Day.

Temporary Polling Location Change: Fairfield 2nd Ward will vote at the County Engineer's Office, 901 N 8th St., Fairfield effective for the June 4, 2024 Primary Election.