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IOWA STATE INFORMATION HOT LINE: (515)281-5011
IOWA STATE WEB SITE:
www.state.ia.us

Criminal Records
Division of Criminal Investigations
Bureau of Identification
Wallace State Office Building
Des Moines IA 50319

(515) 281-5138
(515) 242-6297 (fax)

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PO Box 9204
Des Moines IA 50306-9204

(515) 244-9124
(515) 237-3152 (fax)

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All County Courts
Adair County County Courthouse
P.O. Box L Greenfield, IA 50849-1290
(515) 743-2445
Adams County
P.O. Box 484 Corning, IA 50841
(515) 322-4711
Allamakee County
P.O. Box 248 Waukon, IA 52172-0248
(319) 568-3318
Appanoose County Clerk of District Court
P.O. Box 400 Centerville, IA 52544
(515) 856-6101
Audubon County 318 Leroy Audubon, IA 50025
(712) 563-4275
Benton County
P.O. Box 719 Vinton, IA 52349
(319) 472-2766
Black Hawk County 316 E. 5th St., 3rd Floor Waterloo, IA 50703-4712
(319) 291-2482 ONLINE: Black Hawk County Property Records

Boone County County Courthouse 201 S. State Boone, IA 50036-4898
(515) 433-0561
Bremer County
P.O. Box 328 Waverly, IA 50677-3536
(319) 352-5661
Buchanan County 210 5th Ave. NE, P.O. Box 259 Independence, IA 50644-1929
(319) 334-2196

Buena Vista 215 E. 5th Street, P.O. Box 1186 Storm Lake, IA 50588-1186
(712) 749-2546
Butler County
P.O. Box 307 Allison, IA 50602-0307
(319) 267-2487
Calhoun County 416 4th Street, P.O. Box 273 Rockwell City, IA 50579
(712) 297-8122
Carroll County
P.O. Box 867 Carroll, IA 51401-0867
(712) 792-4327
Cass County 5 West 7th St. Atlantic, IA 50022-1492
(712) 243-2105

Cedar County
P.O. Box 111 Tipton, IA 52772 (319) 886-2101
Cerro Gordo County 220 N. Washington Mason City, IA 50401-3254
(515) 424-6431
Cherokee County Drawer F, 520 W. Main Cherokee, IA 51012
(712) 225-6744
Chickasaw County
P.O. Box 467 New Hampton, IA 50659-0467
(515) 394-2106
Clarke County Courthouse 100 S. Main St. Osceola, IA 50213-1299
(515) 342-6096

Clay County 215 W. 4th St. Spencer, IA 51301-3818
(712) 262-4335
Clayton County
P.O. Box 418 Elkader, IA 52043
(319) 245-2204
Clinton County 612 N. 2nd St., P.O. Box 2957 Clinton, IA 52733-2957
(319) 243-6210

Crawford County 1202 Broadway Denison, IA 51442-0546
(712) 263-2242
Dallas County 801 Court St. Adel, IA 50003-1485
(515) 993-5816
Davis County 100 Courthouse Square Bloomfield, IA 52537-1600
(515) 664-2011
Decatur County 207 N. Main St. Leon, IA 50144-1647
(515) 446-4331

Delaware County 301 E. Main, P.O. Box 527 Manchester, IA 52057-0527
(319) 927-4942
Des Moines County
P.O. Box 158 Burlington, IA 52601-0158
(319) 753-8272
BAD WORDinson County
P.O. Drawer ON Spirit Lake, IA 51360
(712) 336-1138
Dubuque County 720 Central Ave. Dubuque, IA 52001
(319) 589-4418
Emmet County 609 1st Ave. N. Estherville, IA 51334-2254
(712) 362-3325 ONLINE: Property

Fayette County
P.O. Box 458 West Union, IA 52175-0458
(319) 422-5694
Floyd County 101 S. Main St. Charles City, IA 50616-2756
(515) 257-6122
Franklin County
P.O. Box 28. Hampton, IA 50441
(515) 456-5626 Fremont County
P.O. Box 549 Sidney, IA 51652-0549
(712) 374-2232
Green County 114 N. Chestnut Jefferson, IA 50129-2114
(515) 386-2516
Grundy County 706 G Ave. Grundy Center, IA 50638-1499
(319) 824-5229
Guthrie County 200 N. 5th St. Guthrie Center, IA 50115-1300
(515) 747-3415
Hamilton County
P.O. Box 845 Webster City, IA 50595-0845
(515) 832-9600
Hancock County
P.O. Box 70 Garner, IA 50438
(515) 923-2532
Hardin County
P.O. Box 495 Eldora, IA 50627
(515) 858-2328
Harrison County 111 N. 2nd Ave. Logan, IA 51546-1331
(712) 644-2665
Henry County
P.O. Box 176 Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
(319) 385-8480
Howard County 137 N. Elm St. Cresco, IA 52136-1522
(319) 547-2661

Humboldt County 203 Main, P.O. Box 100 Dakota City, IA 50529
(515) 332-1806
Ida County 401 Moorehead St. Ida Grove, IA 51445
(712) 364-2628
Iowa County
P.O. Box 266 Marengo, IA 52301-0266
(319) 642-3914
Jackson County 201 W. Platt St. Maquoketa, IA 52060
(319) 652-4946

Jasper County 101 1st St. N., Rm. 104 Newton, IA 50208
(515) 792-3255
Jefferson County
P.O. Box 984 Fairfield, IA 52556-0984
(515) 472-3454
Johnson County
P.O. Box 2510 Iowa City, IA 52244
(319) 356-6060
Jones County
P.O. Box 19 Anamosa, IA 52205-0019
(319) 462-4341
Keokuk County 101 S. Main Sigourney, IA 52591
(515) 622-2210
Kossuth County 114 W. State St.
Algona, IA 50511-2613
(515) 295-3240
Lee County
P.O. Box 1443 Fort Madison, IA 52627-1443
(319) 372-3523
Linn County
P.O. Box 1468 Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
(319) 398-3411
Louisa County
P.O. Box 268 Wapello, IA 52653-0268
(319) 523-4541
Lucas County 916 Braden Ave. Chariton, IA 50049-1258
(515) 774-4421
Lyon County 206 S. 2nd Ave. Rock Rapids, IA 51246
(712) 472-2623
Madison County
P.O. Box 152 Winterset, IA 50273-0152
(515) 462-4451
Mahaska County
P.O. Box 1168 Oskaloosa, IA 52577
(515) 673-7786
Marion County
P.O. Box 497 Knoxville, IA 50138-0497
(515) 828-2207
Marshall County 17 E. Main St. Marshalltown, IA 50158
(515) 754-1603

Mills County 418 Sharp St. Glenwood, IA 51534
(712) 527-4880
Mitchell County County Courthouse 508 State St. Osage, IA 50461
(515) 732-3726
Monona County
P.O. Box 14 Onawa, IA 51040-0014
(712) 423-2491
Monroe County County Courthouse 10 Benton Ave. E. Albia, IA 52531
(515) 932-5212
Montgomery County
P.O. Box 469 Red Oak, IA 51566
(712) 623-4986
Muscatine County
P.O. Box 8010 Muscatine, IA 52761
(319) 263-6511
O'Brien County County Courthouse, Box 430 Primghar, IA 51245
(712) 757-3255
Osceola County County Courthouse
P.O. Box 156 Sibley, IA 51249
(712) 754-3595
Page County
P.O. Box 263 Clarinda, IA 51632
(712) 542-3214
Palo Alto County
P.O. Box 387 Emmetsburg, IA 50536-0387
(712) 852-3603
Plymouth County Clerk of Court 215 4th Ave. S.E. Le Mars, IA 51031-2190
(712) 546-4215
Pocahontas County County Courthouse 99 Court Square Pocahontas, IA 50574
(712) 335-4208

Polk County 500 Mulberry St. Des Moines, IA 50309-4238
(515) 286-3772 ONLINE: Assessor

Pottawattamie County
P.O. Box 476 Council Bluffs, IA 51502-0476
(712) 328-5604 ONLINE: Pottawattamie County Recorder
(free real estate and property records) Pottawattamie County Assessor
(free residential sales database)
Poweshiek County
P.O. Box 218 Montezuma, IA 50171-0218
(515) 623-5644
Ringgold County County Courthouse
P.O. Box 523 Mount Ayr, IA 50854-1299
(515) 464-3234
Sac County
P.O. Box 368 Sac City, IA 50583-0368
(712) 662-7791 Scott County 416 W. 4th St. Davenport, IA 52801-1187
(319) 326-8647
Shelby County
P.O. Box 431 Harlan, IA 51537-0431
(712) 755-5543
Sioux County
P.O. Box 47 Orange City, IA 51041
(712) 737-2286
Story County
P.O. Box 408 Nevada, IA 50201
(515) 382-6581 ONLINE: Story County Asessor

Tama County
P.O. Box 306 Toledo, IA 52342-0306
(515) 484-3721
Taylor County County Courthouse 405 Jefferson St. Bedford, IA 50833-1388
(712) 523-2095
Union County 300 N. Pine St. Creston, IA 50801-2430
(515) 782-7315
Van Buren County
P.O. Box 495 Keosauqua, IA 52565-0495
(319) 293-3108
Wapello County 101 West 4th St. Ottumwa, IA 52501-2518
(515) 683-0060
Warren County P.O. Box 379 Indianola, IA 50125-0379
(515) 961-1033
Washington County
P.O. Box 391 Washington, IA 52353-0391
(319) 653-7741
Wayne County County Courthouse
P.O. Box 424 Corydon, IA 50060
(515) 872-2264
Webster County 701 Central Ave. Fort Dodge, IA 50501-3813
(515) 576-7115

Winnebago County
P.O. Box 468 Forest City, IA 50436-0468
(515) 582-4520
Winneshiek County 201 W. Main St. Decorah, IA 52101-1775
(319) 382-2469
Woodbury County 620 Douglas St., Room 101 Sioux City, IA 51101-1248
(712) 279-6616
Worth County
P.O. Box 243 Northwood, IA 50459
(515) 324-2840
Wright County
P.O. Box 306 Clarion, IA 50525-0306
(515) 532-3113

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