Fairfield is in the geographical center of Jefferson County and is the
county seat. With over 16,000 residents, Jefferson County is split
almost 50/50 between small-city and rural interests.
Jefferson County is located in the Southeastern corner of Iowa.
The Jefferson County Courthouse is located in
The Jefferson County Courthouse was built in 1891. It is a 68' x 88' structure in the Romanesque
Jefferson County is represented by three elected
Supervisors, who serve for 4 year terms, staggered.
Supervisors conduct the business affairs of Jefferson County, and serve
on many different boards, commissions, and committees as official and
The Board of Supervisors has
offices in the Jefferson County Courthouse, and can be reached by