Marion County, Iowa public notices and announcements. Important events such as county changes, service additions or community issues.


Marion County, Iowa - Public Notices and Announcements

This page is intended for alerting Marion County, Iowa citizens or users about community issues, county changes, service additions or other important notices and announcements.



Check periodically as conditions change.

The Operations of the General Assistance office have been moved to Public Health.

To apply for General Assistance, go to the Public Health Department located at 2003 N. Lincoln St. Knoxville.

Marion Alert Emergency Notification System

Marion County is now part of the Alert Iowa statewide system. The system can be used by state and local officials to quickly disseminate emergency information to county citizens. Click on the link below for sign-up information.

Marion Alert information...

Recent Announcements...

Supervisors change meeting time to 9:00 A.M. on the Second Tuesday and the Fourth Tuesday of the month.

The meetings will be held at 3014 E. Main St., Knoxville, Iowa.

Next BOS Meeting Agenda



The meetings of the Marion County Board of Adjustments and the Marion County Zoning Commission scheduled for March 17, 2020 are cancelled by order of the Marion County Board of Supervisors.

Click here for additional information

As of March 13, 2020, the Marion County Emergency Mangagement has activated the United Way 211 hotline protocol in regard to the COVID-19 virus.

Questions and Information can be accessed in the following manners:

Dial 2-1-1

Text Zipcode to 898211





As of Monday, March 16th, these offices will be located at 614 E. Washington St., Knoxville, the former East Elementary School.

Click here for a map showing the location of the building.

COVID-19 - Iowa Department of Public Health

Press Release from the IDPH

Additional Information from the IDPH

New Feature Available

Audio recordings of Board of Supervisor meetings are now available on the web site. Click on the link below to visit the audio recordings page.

Audio Recordings...


Visit the Marion County Parks!

Cordova Observation Tower

Willoughby Bridge in Marion County, Iowa

Wooden coal miner statue in Memorial Park