Howard County Property Search (Iowa)

Search free Howard County, IA property, land, and tax records through local government assessors, auditors, clerks, property appraisers, deeds recorders, treasurers, tax collectors, city halls, and town halls.


The Howard County Assessor is responsible for determining the value of property in order to determine Howard County property taxes. The Howard County Assessment Office collect data from on-site inspections, value assessments for construction or improvements, comparable sales, and calculations of depreciation. The Howard County Tax Assessor maintains current data on every parcel in the Howard County, which includes ownership information, maps of property lines, inventories of parcels and structures, and the value of all the property in the Howard County, IA. The Howard County Assessor’s Office can answer questions regarding Howard County property tax appeals and assessments, Howard County property tax rates and payment due dates.

Howard County Assessor's Office Cresco IA 137 North Elm Street 52136 563-547-9201


The Howard County Clerk files important documents and preserves municipal records in order to maintain an archive of Howard County property records that can be accessed by the public. The Clerk's Office is a valuable source of information on property in Howard County, Iowa. The Howard County Clerk's Office contains documentation on real estate excise taxes, registered land, and property transactions, as well as land documents including Howard County deeds, mortgages, and liens on properties.

Howard County Clerk Cresco IA 137 North Elm Street 52136 515-332-1806


The Howard County Recorders of Deeds maintain public records, particularly documents related to property and land records, and make them available for public access in Howard County, IA. The Office of Recorder of Deeds in Howard County is a valuable source of information on property records The Recorder of Deeds maintains documents on land transactions within its jurisdictions, including Howard County deeds and titles, mortgages, property ownership records, surveys, and easements, as well as tax liens.

Howard County Recorder of Deeds Cresco IA 137 North Elm Street 52136 563-547-9210


Howard County Town Halls and City Hall are the chief administrative offices that runs the town or city. The Town Hall or City Hall often maintains records related to the locality, including Howard County property taxes, property value assessments, and land transactions, as well as property sales and transfers in Howard County, Iowa.

Chester City Hall Chester IA MAIN St 52134 563-565-2768

Cresco City Hall Cresco IA 130 North Park Place 52136 563-547-3101

Elma City Hall Elma IA 313 Elm Street 50628 641-393-2543

Lime Springs City Hall Lime Springs IA 201 Center Street 52155 563-566-4405

Protivin City Hall Protivin IA 221 South Main Street 52163 563-569-8401


The Howard County Treasurer and Tax Collector’s Office is responsible for the collection of Howard County property tax revenue. The Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains current Howard County property tax information including Howard County property ownership information, GIS Maps, tax maps, historical property tax rates, lists of sold parcels, and is also charged with the sale of properties due to a default on taxes in Howard County, Iowa.

Howard County Treasurer's Office Cresco IA 137 North Elm Street 52136 563-547-3860