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Front doors at the Wapello County Courthouse will be closed June 17, 2024 - June 28, 2024 for window installation. Follow signs to the back doors of the Courthouse. If you need assistance, please call the appropriate department.

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Wapello County is administered by a three-member Board of Supervisors who are elected for four-year terms. Other elected officials include the Attorney, Auditor, Recorder, Sheriff, and Treasurer.

The county was created on February 17, 1843, from unorganized territory. The county opened at midnight with several hundred eager settlers camped along the eastern border. Within a month, Wapello County was home to more than 5,000 people.

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