1. Assessor

    Contact the Assessor to find information regarding property assessments, building searches, sales searches & photos.

  2. Attorney

    Contact the Washington County Attorney.

  3. Auditor

    The County Auditor is in charge of Budget & Finance, Payroll & Employee Records, Elections, Real Estate Transfer Records, Liquor Licenses, Tobacco Permits, & Firework Permits.

  4. Building & Grounds

    The Building and Grounds Department is responsible for efficiently managing quality facilities, grounds, security, equipment and services to support Washington County Departments.

  5. Communications / E911

    Communications/E911 is responsible for coordinating all emergency communications within the county.

  6. Conservation

    Washington County Conservation Board manages nearly 2,200 acres of land within the county. They are responsible for public parks, preserves, parkways, playgrounds, recreation centers, county forests, wildlife and other conservation area.

  7. Emergency Management Agency

    Learn about the duties, responsibilities, and services of the Emergency Management Agency.

  8. Engineering & Secondary Roads

    The Washington County Secondary Roads Department maintains the rural roadways within Washington County.

  9. Environmental Health

    Environmental Health is responsible for food safety inspections, swimming pool inspections, septic system inspections, & provides free water tests for those with private wells.

  10. General Assistance

    General Assistance provides assistance on a temporary basis for those in need of help with rent/mortgage, groceries, utility payments and limited medical expenses.

  11. GIS Services

    A geographic information system (GIS) is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of spatial or geographical data.

  12. Information Technology

    Information Technology Department (IT) is responsible for support, security, and planning of all data systems that sustain the operations of all county departments.

  13. Mental Health & Disability Services (MHDS)

    Washington County Mental Health and Disability Services is the local access point for Southeast Iowa Link (SEIL), a Mental Health and Disability Services Region serving the counties of Des Moines, Henry, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Van Buren and Washington.

  14. Outreach

    Outreach provides probation supervision services to court ordered individuals, as well as substance abuse assessment and/or evaluations and service referrals.

  15. Planning & Development

    Get information about building, development, floodplain management and more.

  16. Public Health & Home Care

    Washington County's Public Health Department is committed to protecting and promoting the health of residents of Washington County.

  17. Recorder

    The Recorder's Office maintains official records of documents affecting title to real estate, issues marriage licenses, registers birth, death & marriage records, assists in the passport application process, and also provides registration, title and lien services for those who own recreational vehicles.

  18. Sheriff

    The Sheriff's Office provides patrol for Ainsworth, Brighton, Crawfordsville, Kalona, Riverside, Washington, Wellman and West Chester. As well as the unincorporated areas of Washington County.

  19. State Offices

    Find contact information for your locally placed state offices.

  20. Treasurer

    As the county's chief financial officer, the treasurer is responsible for the receipt, management, disbursement, and investment of all monies paid to Washington County. You can obtain information about property tax, drivers license and more.

  21. Veterans Affairs

    The Washington County Commission of Veterans Affairs provides assistance to Washington County Veterans and/or eligible family members.

  22. Weed Commissioner

    The County Weed Commissioner uses his experience and knowledge to educate landowners about noxious and invasive plants and give recommendations for chemical, cultural or mechanical management.