Welcome to the official website of Wapello County, Iowa. This website is designed to help current and future residents of Wapello County find all necessary information about our county! Wapello County includes the following cities and towns: Agency, Blakesburg, Chillicothe, Eddyville, Eldon, Kirkville and Ottumwa.

 

NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS

May 29
2014

Market on Main St. support approved

 

As we get our act together maintaining the website, some older information that is still prudent will be posted.  Here is an item of interest: Minutes from 2/18/2014-- Heather Ware, Director of Market on Main Street, addressed the Board and discussed Market on Main’s financial situation at this time.  She advised

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Mar 28
2014

New Lights at Law Enforcement Center

 

Thanks to the nicer weather the Wapello County Law Center is getting the new LED lights installed on the exterior of the building  that will save Wapello County tax payers an estimated $3,000 in electric and maintenance costs per year.  Integrity Electric of Ottumwa is the one doing the work and they hope

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Mar 12
2014

Chief Wapello poised to return to top of Courthouse

 

Read the Des Moines Register article about Chief Wapello finally returning to the top of the courthouse this Friday. Munson: Wapello County Courthouse to get its rooftop ornament back

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Aug 13
2013

40 New Emergency Kits

 

Wapello County Emergency Management and Public Health recently teamed up with Cardinal Community School District on an endeavor to provide forty (40) emergency kits for class rooms. These emergency kits can be used anytime a classroom needs to go into a shelter-in-place mode or a lockdown. The kits include a wide variety of items

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Wapello County Courthouse
101 W 4th St
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Email: Board of Supervisors

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