Iowa

Iowa became the 29th state on December 29, 1846. Des Moines is the state capital. There are currently 99 counties each with a courthouse.

 

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Click on a county below to learn more:

Adair Adams  Allamakee Appanoose Audubon 
Benton  Black Hawk  Boone  Bremer  Buchanan
Buena Vista  Butler  Calhoun Carroll  Cass 
Cedar  Cerro Gordo  Cherokee  Chickasaw Clarke 
Clay Clayton Clinton  Crawford  Dallas
Davis Decatur  Delaware  Des Moines  Dickinson 
Dubuque  Emmet  Fayette  Floyd  Franklin 
Fremont  Greene Grundy Guthrie  Hamilton 
Hancock  Hardin Harrison Henry  Howard 
Humbolt Ida  Iowa  Jackson Jasper 
Jefferson Johnson Jones  Keokuk  Kossuth 
Lee  Linn Louisa Lucas  Lyon
Madison  Mahaska  Marion Marshall  Mills
Mitchell  Monona Monroe  Montgomery Muscatine
O’Brien  Osceola Page Palo Alto  Plymouth
Pocahontas Polk  Pottawattamie Poweshiek Ringgold 
Sac  Scott Shelby  Sioux  Story 
Tama Taylor  Union Van Buren Wapello
 Warren Washington Wayne  Webster Winnebago 
Winneshiek  Woodbury Worth  Wright 


Iowa Supreme Court
 / 
Court of Appeals

 

Highest Point – Hawkeye Point ( 1,670 feet ) is located in Osceola County

Lowest Point – Mississippi River ( 480 feet ) is located in Lee County

 

Oldest Courthouse still in use - Lee County (1842)) and Van Buren County (1843)

Oldest Former Courthouse - Jackson County (1845)

 

 

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State Capitol – Des Moines

 

 

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Governor Mansion – Des Moines