Jefferson County, Iowa
Welcome to Jefferson County, Iowa
       Brought to you by the County Supervisors.

Jefferson County, located in southeastern Iowa, has a population of 16,022. It is governed by a Board of Supervisors. The County Seat is Fairfield.


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County governments are the quiet, consistent providers of essential services. Structurally, the county governments continue to serve as the regional government for Iowa. They also perform many state administrative functions such as the issuance of licenses and permits.

Also, they provide public services of a purely local nature such as roads and bridges, property ordinances, provision of health and indigent care, and maintenance of the county jail. Counties also cooperate among themselves to provide enhanced services to their citizens.


There are seven incorporated towns in Jefferson County, Iowa -

Fairfield is the County Seat of Jefferson County.

Fairfield Locator Map


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County Courthouse offices will be closed
Monday, February 16th for Presidents' Day.

West side of courthouse
County Courthouse - Click here to see architectural details.

Jefferson County Veteran's Monument  Veteran's Monument, 2005 - Click for more photos