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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...
Courtroom Renovation Photos, May 20, 2010

Courtroom Renovation Photos, May 20, 2010

Work on the fixtures continues in the courtroom, and the Assessor’s office is ready for move-in day. It should all be ready for Dedication Day. Photos by Josie Hannes Design Dick Reed appears satisfied with the progress. All should be ready in time for the...
Jefferson County Courthouse Exterior Photos

Jefferson County Courthouse Exterior Photos

Completed in 1893, this replacement courthouse was built in the fashionable Richardsonian Romanesque style. The design centered on a 142-foot high corner clock tower, but the top and some other details were removed in 1949 because of a violent wind storm. In Nov. 2004...
Courtroom Renovation Photos, April 7, 2010

Courtroom Renovation Photos, April 7, 2010

More sheet rock gets installed, and taping and spackling begins. Photos by Josie Hannes Design West wall of the courtroom North-east corner. The doorway leads to the judge’s chambers North wall of the courtroom South wall The stairs in the courtroom lobby...
Courtroom Renovation Photos, March 2010

Courtroom Renovation Photos, March 2010

Time for sheet rock installation. Photos by Josie Hannes Design. Electrical fixtures go in Mar 28. Finishing touches on the courtroom ceiling Finishing up Sheet-rocking the Assessor’s Office Restoring the look of the courtroom ceiling Sheet-rocking begins on the...

Notice: County Courthouse Offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024 in observance of Memorial 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.