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Department Alert

Wapello County Treasurer's Tax and Motor Vehicle offices will be closed Monday, January 15, 2024, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day.   


The property tax statements for taxes payable in September 2023 and March 2024 were mailed August 10, 2023.  The statement outsource company included a return envelope, do not use the envelope your address will show in the mail to area ours will not.  If you have not received your statement(s) by the end of August please contact the Tax office.


NOTICE: Every Wednesday starting May 10, 2023, the Motor Vehicle office will open at 10:00 a.m. 


Property Tax

101 W 4th St
Ottumwa, IA 52501
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Motor Vehicle

102 E Main St
Ottumwa, IA 52501
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Contact Information

Property Tax: 641-683-0040
Property Tax: 641-683-4634 (Fax)
Motor Vehicle: 641-683-4636
Motor Vehicle: 641-683-4634
wapcotreas@wapellocounty.org, wapcodmv@wapellocounty.org


Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Our Team

  • Laurie L. Fountain, Treasurer
  • Sandy Billings, 1st Deputy Treasurer - Tax
  • Valerie McElroy, 2nd Deputy Treasurer - Tax
  • Laryssa Droz, Clerk - Tax
  • Melody Johns, 1st Deputy Treasurer - MV
  • Ali Salter, 2nd Deputy Treasurer - MV
  • Amy Smith, Clerk - MV
  • Danielle Glick, Clerk - MV
  • Alicen Daniels, Clerk - MV

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