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Iowa County, created in 1829 as a territorial county, is named after the Iowa Indians whose hunting grounds dominated the area. Located in southwest Wisconsin, the county seat is Dodgeville.

Land Area 762.67 sq miles Click for Dodgeville, Wisconsin Forecast
Water Area 5.41 sq miles
Elevation 1,222 ft at Dodgeville. 1,719 ft at Blue Mound.
Number of Lakes 15
Area in Lakes 685 acres (1.07 sq miles)
Rivers Blue, Pecatonica, Wisconsin, Yellowstone
Major Watershed Rock River (East), Wisconsin River (North), Mississippi River (West)
Geographical Province Western Upland
Natural Vegetation Mostly oak savanna, with a belt of prairie bluestem and composites across the center, and into the southeast and south-central areas of the county.
Population  
1930:
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1980:
1990:
2000:
20,039
19,306
19,802
20,150
22,780
 
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West:
Richland County, Sauk County
Dane County, Green County
Lafayette County
Grant County

Iowa County Government and Local Information Resources
County Web Site www.iowacounty.org
Board of Supervisors County Board
222 N Iowa St
Dodgeville, WI 53533
Phone: 608-935-0301
E-mail
County Clerk Office of the County Clerk
222 N Iowa St
Dodgeville, WI 53533
Phone: 608-935-0399
E-mail
Clerk of Courts Clerk of Circuit Cout
222 N Iowa St
Dodgeville, WI 53533
Phone: 608-935-0395
County Sheriff Sheriff
1205 North Bequette Street
Dodgeville, WI 53533
Phone: 608-935-3314
Health Department Community Health Deparment
1205 N Bequette St
Dodgeville, WI 53533
Phone: 608-935-2810
E-mail
Highway Department Highway Department
1215 N Bequette St
Dodgeville, WI 53533
Phone: 608-935-3381
County Parks Blackhawk Lake Recreation Area
2025 County BH
Highland, WI 53544
Phone: 608-623-2707
Birth & Death Certificates, Marriage Records Register of Deeds
222 N Iowa St
Dodgeville, WI 53533-1548
Phone: 608-935-0396
Cooperative Extension UW-Extension, Iowa County
222 N Iowa St
Dodgeville, WI 53533
Phone: 608-935-0391
E-mail

Tourism, Relocation & Business Development Dodgeville Area Chamber of Commerce
338 N Iowa St
Dodgeville, WI 53533
Phone: 608-935-9200
  Hidden Valleys Tourism
PO Box 29
Richland Center, WI 53581
Toll Free: 800-592-6968
  Mineral Point Chamber/Main Street
225 High St
Mineral Point, WI 53565-1209
Phone: 608-987-3201

Historical and Genealogical Societies Iowa County Genealogical Society
PO Box 321
Dodgeville, WI 53533-0321
E-mail
  Iowa County Historical Society
PO Box 44
Dodgeville, WI 53533
Phone: 608-935-7694
E-mail
  Lower Wisconsin River Genealogical & Historical Research Center
PO Box 202
Wauzeka, WI 53826-0202
E-mail
  Mineral Point Historical Society
234 Madison St
PO Box 188
Mineral Point, WI 53565
Phone: 608-987-2884
E-mail
  Pendarvis Historic Site
114 Shake Rag St
Mineral Point, WI 53565
Phone: 608-987-2122
  WIGenWebProject, Iowa County

Iowa County - Southwest Wisconsin Library System www.swls.org
Barneveld Public Library
107 West Orbison
PO Box 92
Barneveld 53507
608-924-3711
Cobb Public Library
109 South Mifflin
PO Box 249
Cobb 53526
608 623 2554
Dodgeville Public Library
139 S Iowa
Dodgeville 53533 608-935-3728
Mineral Point Public Library
137 High Street
Mineral Point 53565 608-987-2447
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