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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.


Department Alert

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: The Motor Vehicle office will open at 10:00 a.m on Wednesdays. 


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,


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
  • Amy Smith, Clerk - MV
  • Danielle Glick, Clerk - MV
  • Alicen Daniels, Clerk - MV

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