Official Madison County website, the main site for all things related to County Government in Madison County, Iowa.

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Courthouse photo from Pictometry 2012

Madison County Annex Move

On Friday, June 21, 2019, the following county offices will be relocating from the Madison County Courthouse to the Madison County Annex at 201 W. Court Avenue, Winterset, Iowa:

• Madison County Treasurer
• Madison County Recorder
• Madison County Assessor
• Madison County Zoning Department

Services from these offices will be unavailable on Friday, June 21, 2019, offices will reopen for business at the new location on Monday, June 24, 2019.

A mobile Driver’s License and Motor Vehicle Office will be located at the Madison County Fairgrounds on Friday, June 21st and Monday, June 24th to provide these services from 8:00 – 3:45. Testing will not be available through the mobile unit.

On Monday, June 24, 2019 a conversion of phone services will occur at the Madison County Courthouse and Madison County Annex. Phone coverage may be spotty throughout the day.

Thank you for your patience as we work to improve service to the residents of Madison County.
Madison County Comprehensive Plan
What is a Comprehensive Plan?
Iowa Smart Planning – Legislative Guide
Smart Planning in Iowa
Community Heart & Soul
Madison County Zoning & Environmental
Health Regulations & Ordinances

Development Activity in NE Quadrant
Osmium URA TIF Ordinance
Osmium URA Maps
Osmium URA Process
Osmium URA WDM Resolution
WDM Voluntary Annexation

Board of Supervisors Meetings
Rules of Procedure

(effective May 1, 2019)
Madison County Boards & Commissions Members

Madison County Townships 

Madison County
112 N John Wayne Dr.
Winterset, Iowa 50273

Madison County Annex
201 W Court Avenue
Winterset, IA 50273

Courthouse and Annex
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Monday - Friday

~ Holidays ~

Madison County Election Info
2018 General Election
Official Results

2018 General Abstract
2018 General Canvass
2018 General County Winners

Madison County Budget - 2019/2020
Madison County Budget - 2018/2019
Madison County Budget - 2017/2018
Madison County Budget - 2016/2017

Driver's License Hours
Monday - Friday
Renewals 8:15 A.M. - 3:45 P.M.
Written test 8:15 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.
Operator drives only available upon request - please contact 515-462-1542

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Clark Tower

Zion Federated Church - oldest church in Madison County

Harmon Tunnel

Monumental Park