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Wayne County, IA Public Records

District Court
PO Box 424
Corydon, IA 50060 www.iowacourts.gov/About_the_Cour...
Hours: 9AM-4PM M-F (Closed noon-1PM) CST
P: 641-872-2264
F: 641-872-2431
Couriers: 101 Franklin
Corydon, IA 50060
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
Probate fax is same as main fax number. Judicial Magistrates, part of the District Court, have jurisdiction over simple misdemeanors, including scheduled violations, county and municipal infractions, and small claims.

Wayne County, IA Vital Records

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

Wayne County
County Recorder
100 N Lafayette St, Junction of Hwy 2 & 14
Corydon, IA 50060
8AM-4PM CST
Phone: 641-872-1676
Fax: 641-872-2843
Recorded Documents

Wayne County Vital Certificates

Wayne 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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Wayne County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 525.60 sq mi
Population (2009): 6,283
  • Females: 52.3%
  • White: 98.6%
  • Black/African American: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.8%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 97.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): -447
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.6%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.4%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 16.3%
High School Graduates (2000): 83.9%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 12.1%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.34
Housing Units (2000): 3,357
Homeownership Rate (2000): 79.3%
Migration Flow to Wayne County, IA from (2007-2008):

Wayne County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $88,841
  • Construction: $2,188
  • Retail Trade: $4,853
  • Professional and Technical Services: $2,825
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $1,345
  • Retail Trade: $4,853
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $732
  • Manufacturing: $17,008
  • Farms: $18,244
  • Government: $24,370
Employed (2000): 3,061
Unemployed (2000): 126
Unemployment Rate (2009): 5.8%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $26,134
Local Government Employment (2007): 559
Local Government Revenue (2007): $22,808 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $4,663 (thou. dol.)

Wayne County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 92
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.6
Deaths (2007): 99
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.8
Infant Deaths (2007): 0
  • Per 1,000 population: 0.0

Wayne County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 9
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 1
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 8
Property Crimes (2008): 51
  • Burglary: 20
  • Larceny-Theft: 26
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 5

Wayne County Genealogy Records