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Washington County, IA Public Records

District Court
224 W Main
Washington, IA 52353 www.iowacourts.gov/About_the_Cour...
Hours: 8AM-4:30PM CST
P: 319-653-7741
F: 319-653-7787
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Ordinance
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed, dissolution of marriage, mental health, domestic abuse or deferred records released
Judicial Magistrates, part of the District Court, have jurisdiction over simple misdemeanors, including scheduled violations, county and municipal infractions, and small claims.

Washington County, IA Vital Records

Contact the Washington County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Washington County
County Recorder
224 W Main St, 1st Fl
Washington, IA 52353 co.washington.ia.us/153/Recorder
8AM-4:30PM CST
Phone: 319-653-7727
Fax: 319-653-7754
Recorded Documents

Washington County Vital Certificates

Washington County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Washington County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 568.71 sq mi
Population (2009): 21,258
  • Females: 51.1%
  • White: 97.9%
  • Black/African American: 0.8%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 4.9%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 93.2%
Population Change (2000-2009): 588
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 6.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 9.2%
High School Graduates (2000): 82.5%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 16.4%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.50
Housing Units (2000): 8,543
Homeownership Rate (2000): 75.3%
Migration Flow to Washington County, IA from (2007-2008):

Washington County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $349,724
  • Construction: $45,883
  • Retail Trade: $24,977
  • Professional and Technical Services: $9,816
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $13,260
  • Retail Trade: $24,977
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $29,237
  • Manufacturing: $45,997
  • Farms: $37,605
  • Government: $63,199
Employed (2000): 10,766
Unemployed (2000): 293
Unemployment Rate (2009): 5.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $34,457
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,325
Local Government Revenue (2007): $61,713 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $43,247 (thou. dol.)

Washington County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 257
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.2
Deaths (2007): 202
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 3.9

Washington County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 62
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 7
  • Robbery: 1
  • Aggravated Assault: 54
Property Crimes (2008): 226
  • Burglary: 112
  • Larceny-Theft: 98
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 16

Washington County Genealogy Records