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Welcome to the Jones County web-site. We hope the information you find on this site is helpful in your search for information regarding county services. Each county department has designed their own page within this site, while some pages are still under construction.
Anamosa, IA
Updated Friday, October 21, 2016 4:30 PM
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November 8, 2016 General Election


Click here for sample ballots, absentee ballots applications and other election information, including links to NEW voting related videos!

Apply now to have an absentee ballot mailed to you. While November 4th is the last day we can mail you an absentee ballot, due to mail processing times by the USPS, we strongly encourage voters to apply now, and not wait.

In addition to normal business hours, the Auditor's Office will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 29th and Saturday, November 5th to assist voters.


Click here for a message from the Jones County Auditor regarding the security of elections.


Alert Iowa  is live in Jones County! In the event of an emergency or severe weather, an alert can be sent to the phone number(s) you provide by voice and/or text and you can also register your email. If you know of someone that does not have access to the internet, please aid them in signing up. This is a free service provided by the State of Iowa.  Click here to sign up.  If  you have any questions, contact Brenda Leonard, Jones County Emergency Management, at 319-480-0617


Veterans Designation on Drivers' License or NonOperator ID

Honorably discharged veterans who have active duty experience are eligible to have a “veteran” designation placed on their driver’s license or nonoperator identification card.  There are two ways to receive the designation.  Veterans can take a copy of their DD 214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty from the Department of Defense) directly to a driver’s license issuance location, or, veterans can present their DD 214 to their County Veterans Affairs Office, request a completed Iowa DOT application form, and then take the completed form to a driver's license issuance location.

A link to the required form can be found by clicking here. The Jones County Veteran Affairs Office can be reached by calling (319) 462-5311 and the Jones County Treasurers Office can be reached at (319) 462-3550.


The Iowa Department of Human Services Office in Jones County is open by appointment only. Click here for more information.


Title VI Non-Discrimination - Policy Statement


Citizen Boards and Commissions. Click here for more information.


Flood Resources. Follow the link for resources, or contact Emergency Management, Public Health, or Environmental Health with questions.


    Jones County Courthouse:

    500 W Main St
    Anamosa IA 52205
    Driving Directions
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    Jones County is located in east central Iowa. The county seat is Anamosa. Jones County is within a 30-40 minute drive to the Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Iowa City, Davenport, Waterloo, and Clinton areas. Major highways include U.S. 151 and 64 along with Highways 38, 136, and 1