Press Release – March 17, 2020

The Appanoose County Board of Supervisors has elected to close Courthouse offices to the public to limit the potential spread of COVID-19 until further notice.  Employees will continue to perform essential county services by appointment.  Access will be granted on the east side of the Courthouse. This is a handicap accessible entrance.  The public will be asked health screening questions. The goal is to protect the citizens and employees of Appanoose County.   Please contact the Department by phone if you have questions regarding services, numbers are listed below:

Auditor: 641-856-6191 (still accepting election paperwork)

Assessor: 641-437-4529 (see extra notice on doors regarding assessment notice appeals process)

Board of Supervisors: 641-856-5512

Clerk of Court: 641-856-6101 or email or

Conservation: 641-856-8528 (Nature Center closed)

County Attorney: 641-437-7178

General Relief: 641-856-7431

Juvenile Court Services: 641-856-6194

Mental Health: 641-856-2085

Public Health: 641-437-4332 (not closed to the public but will possibly limit the number in the waiting area)

Recorder: 641-856-6103

Secondary Roads: 641-856-6193 (by appointment)

Sheriff: 641-437-7100

Treasurer’s Office: 641-856-3097 (Tax and motor vehicle payments can be made online at Driver’s License at Call to schedule driver’s license issuance, tax payments or questions, and motor vehicle transactions.  They will not be administrating behind the wheel drive tests)

Veteran’s Affairs: 641-856-6597