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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.


Pay Online Not In Line

2017 Tax Sale – June 19, 2017

The Dickinson County Tax Sale will be held on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 9:00 AM in the Community Room of the Dickinson County Courthouse. Must pre-register by 4:30 pm on Monday, June 12, 2017 with the Dickinson County Treasurer’s Office. The delinquent tax list will be available online soon. It will be published on June 7, 2017 in the Dickinson County News.
2017 Dickinson County Tax Sale Registration

2017 W-9 Form

Certificate of Existence

Dickinson County Delinquent Tax Publication List


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.