Ringgold County

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Link to webpage of Iowa Department of Revenue with details of the property tax reform including the business property tax credit

NOTICE from Recorder's Office: The fee for certified copies of vital records will increase to $20 effective January 1, 2014. This includes (but is not limited to) birth, death, and marriage records. Please call 641-464-3231 for information regarding the fee changes.

changes in agland assessments

Links to your information about Ringgold County Click below

Campaign Finance NoticeTowns and Townships of Ringgold County Sales data
Link to recorder's index CENSUS FACTS OF RINGGOLD COUNTYCounty Financials Reports
Ringgold DevelopmentPublic HealthCounty Events
Ringgold County DirectoryRinggold County AssessorRecorder
Other linksRecorders Web PagePay taxes on Line
Current NoticesRinggold County HistoryMaps

Sun Valley slideshow

Ringgold County, Iowa (pop 5,131) is a rural county in South Central Iowa. More precisely it is in the southern tier of counties in Iowa on the Missouri border and is the 4th county east of the Missouri River. The county seat is Mount Ayr, with a population of 1691 residents. Agriculture is the major economic engine driving the county.

In the Northeast corner is Sun Valley Lake. The number of homes around the lake now exceeds 500. It is a private lake owned by an association of the homeowners. Other towns in the county include Diagonal, Kellerton, Tingley, Ellston, Beaconsfield, Redding, Delphos, Maloy, and Benton.

Known for its excellent hunting and traditional midwest farm community values, Ringgold County is an excellent place to come visit and stay a lifetime. The county public school systems strive to provide quality education to our younger residents in the county. Ringgold County Hospital recently open a new hospital that provides a broad range of medical services to area residents. Local parks, museum and lakes provide a wide range of recreational activities.

Click here for information about both the Cornwall Pioneer Museum in Ellston and here for information on the Ramsey Family Farm Museum/Lesanville Inn just east of Mt Ayr.
Every summer the fabulous Ringgold County Fair is held on the fair grounds just north of Mt Ayr click here for information
Click here for the calendar of county events.
Click here for Bed and Breakfast available in the county.