Courthouse Hours
8:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Monday - Friday Driver's License Hours
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Monday - Friday Renewals
8:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Written Test
8:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.

Driving Test Wednesdays By Appointment





Unofficial Election Results 2016


Polls Close at 9:00pm



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Notice to Contractors


The Louisa County Board of Supervisors will be accepting bids for construction work on the Jail Annex Building located at 503 Franklin Avenue, Wapello. The project will consist of building separation, wall removal, wall replacement, plumbing and electrical work. Plans and proposals will be available at the County Auditor’s office. Bids will be received at the Auditor’s office at 117 South Main Street, Wapello, Iowa 52653 until  4:30  P.M. Monday June 13, 2016.


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Hillcrest Crisis recovery team
Help is available 24/7

This crisis line is supported by Louisa county and Southeast Iowa Link, a Mental Health & Disability Services Region serving the counties of Des Moines, Henry, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Van Buren and Washington.

Louisa County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 11,387 in the 2010 census, a decline from 12,183 in the 2000 census. The county seat is Wapello. Louisa County is part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Area: 418 sq miles (1,083 km²)
Founded: 1836
Population: 11,369 (2011)
County seat: Wapello

Louisa County Trails Council


Hiking, Biking, Jogging, Paddling, Equestrain, Photography, Wildlife Observation