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Poweshiek County Courthouse
Grinnell · photo by Kyle Ross
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What's Happening

Oct
3
Board of Supervisors Meeting 8:30 am
302 E Main St · Montezuma, IA
Agenda
Oct
4
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4
Oct
8
Kayaking at Diamond Lake 3:00 pm
Montezuma, IA
Oct
11
Kayaking at Diamond Lake 5:00 pm
Montezuma, IA

About Poweshiek County

Located in east-central Iowa, Poweshiek County was established in 1843 and named for Meskwaki Chief Poweshiek, a chief of the Fox Indian people. The Courthouse, located in Montezuma, was completed in 1859. The County is home to eight communities and home to 18,662 residents.

The County is administered by a three-member Board of Supervisors who are elected for four-year terms. Other elected officials include the Attorney, Auditor, Recorder, Sheriff, and Treasurer.