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Poweshiek County Courthouse
Grinnell · photo by Kyle Ross
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Wreath Making and Other Holiday Crafts 12:00 pm
4896 Stagecoach Rd · Montezuma, IA
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Wreath Making and Other Holiday Crafts - By appointment 10:00 am
4896 Stagecoach Rd · Montezuma, IA
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Wreath Making and Other Holiday Crafts 9:00 am
4896 Stagecoach Rd · 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.