Official Howard County, Iowa website, the main site for all things related to County Government in Howard County, Iowa. Courthouse located in Cresco, Iowa.

Welcome to Howard County, Iowa!  

Howard County Courthouse, located in Cresco, Iowa

Howard County Courthouse
137 North Elm Street
Cresco, IA 52136

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Real Estate Inspections begin August 24
TITLE VI Public Notice
Howard County Flood
Plan Ordinance


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