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  1. Roads Closed and Embargoed Due To Road Conditions

    Due to road conditions, the Washington County Secondary Roads crews have had to close and embargo some roads in the county. To view the official press release, please follow the link below. Read on...
  2. Washington County Recognized For 200 Miles of Concrete Paving

    Washington County Secondary Roads received a 200th Mile Award from the Iowa Concrete Paving Association at their annual workshop held in Des Moines February 6-8, 2019. To view the Official Press Release follow the link below. Read on...
  3. Boat Registrations Due By April 30, 2019

    All boats registered with the Washington County Recorder's office will require renewal by April 30, 2019. Read on...
  4. Washington County Ambulance RFP

    Washington County, Iowa, is interested in receiving proposals from professional and qualified Ambulance Service Providers for Paramedic Levels of Service for all of Washington County, Iowa, as well as other jurisdictions through mutual aid requests. Read on...
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    Washington County


    Washington County was originally organized and established in 1839 as Slaughter County; however, residents soon changed the name to Washington County in honor of George Washington.

    Washington County covers 556.75 square miles and is located in Southeast Iowa - the richest area of America's agricultural region. As of the 2010 census, the population was 21,704. The nine incorporated cities in the county are Ainsworth, Brighton, Coppock, Crawfordsville, Kalona, Riverside, Washington, Wellman, and West Chester.