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.



Apr 19

Sheriff’s Office Press Release 4-19-2018


PRESS RELEASE On Monday, April 16th 2018, at approximately 10:40 PM the Wapello County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of an individual having been shot at 17611 30th Street in rural Wapello County, several miles south of Ottumwa. Upon arrival law enforcement confirmed a male and had been shot and had



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