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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 47 cents postage!

The new taxes payable September 2016/March 2017  were  certified to the county treasurer on July 21, 2016 and the tax statements were mailed out August 17, 2016.

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, 2016, and becomes delinquent on October 1, 2016.  The second half of property taxes are due March 1, 2017.  Delinquent interest will be added on April 1, 2017.


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2016 Tax Sale – June 20, 2016

Dickinson County’s annual Tax Sale was held on Monday, June 20, 2016.  Registration forms below can also be used for adjourned tax sales through June 18, 2017.

2016 Dickinson County Tax Sale or adjourned 2016 tax sale Registration

2016 W-9 Form

Certificate of Existence

Dickinson County Delinquent Tax List

Iowa Rollback Rates-Assessment Limitations

The delinquent tax sale list was published in the Dickinson County News on June 8, 2016.



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.