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Welcome to the official website of Dickinson County, Iowa. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for citizens of Dickinson County by providing exceptional public service in an enjoyable environment.

Treasurer Real Estate



Kris Rowley


1802 Hill Ave Ste. 1101
Spirit Lake, IA 51360


Fax – 712-336-6275

Staff Directory

Driver’s License Station

Motor Vehicle


Pay online!  An eCheck is cheaper than a postage stamp – a 30 cents service charge vs 49 cents postage!

The new taxes payable September 2017/March 2018  were  certified to the county treasurer on July 26, 2017 and the tax statements were mailed out on  August 11,  2017.

Property Tax Due Dates: 

Payments can be made online, by mail or in the office.

The first half of property taxes is due September 1, 2017, and becomes delinquent on October 3, 2017.  The second half of property taxes are due March 1, 2018.  Delinquent interest will be added on April 3, 2018.


Pay Online Not In Line

2017 Tax Sale – June 19, 2017

The Dickinson County Tax Sale was held on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 9:00 AM in the Community Room of the Dickinson County Courthouse.

Adjourned tax sales are held monthly.  Contact the Dickinson County Treasurer’s Office for more information.
2017 Dickinson County Tax Sale Registration

2017 W-9 Form

Certificate of Existence



Discover, Visa, American Express, MasterCard and Dwolla are accepted at the Treasurer’s Office for making payments for property taxes, motor vehicle tag renewals, passport photos, trails donations, and tax sale redemptions.  A service delivery charge will be applied to the transaction.