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

Jun 06
2019

WAPELLO COUNTY COMMUNITY SERVICES OFFICE CLERK I OPENING

 

    The Wapello County Community services office has an opening for a Clerk I.  Individuals applying for this position must have knowledge of Excel, Word and 10 key.  Past work experience in payroll and accounting preferred.  Applicant will be responsible for greeting individual when they come into the office, working with the individuals

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May 22
2019

New ATV Ordinance

 

The Wapello County Board of Supervisors passed Ordinance 26-2019 allowing operation of ATVs/ORVs on county roads.  This ordinance goes into effect July 1, 2019.  CLICK HERE TO VIEW A COPY OF THE ORDINANCE.  The Recorder’s office will begin issuing decals on July 1, 2019.  Vehicle owners should bring the following when applying

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Apr 29
2019

Full-Time Correctional Officer Position Available

 

Wapello County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for Full-time Correctional Officer. $17.54/hr after probationary period and includes excellent benefit package. Will be required to work various shifts, holidays, and weekends. Application is available at the Sheriff's Office or wapellocounty.org. EOE

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Mar 11
2019

Passport Applications

 

The Recorder’s office will resume taking new passport applications on Monday, May 13.  Acceptance hours will be Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

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

Email: Board of Supervisors

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