Welcome to the new Cerro Gordo County website! We’ve redesigned the site to make it more modern, user friendly, and much easier to find what you are looking for. Parts of the old site have not been converted to the new look but we will be gradually updating those sections as well. You can still access the old site but clicking the following link: Old Cerro Gordo website

We welcome your feedback, suggestions, and criticisms. Please email the Website Manager by clicking the link at the bottom of this or any other page.

Cerro Gordo County Items for Sale!

GavelOnce every few years we have had an auction to sell older office equipment, computers, phones, vehicles, etc. In an effort to embrace technology, and to reach more people, we are trying a pilot project of selling these items via the internet instead.

Click the buttons below to check out our latest offerings on Craigslist.

2015 Tax Sale Terms & Conditions

The 2015 Tax Sale Terms & Conditions can be read by clicking the button below. All forms must be returned by 12:00pm on Thursday, June 11, 2015 to be assigned a bidder number. The sale will take place in the Boardroom at the Cerro Gordo County Courthouse. Doors will open at 7:30 am. Please read the Terms & Conditions thoroughly!

Cerro Gordo County Sheriff has a Facebook page

The Cerro Gordo County Sheriff’s Department now has a Facebook page. They will be posting Public Safety announcements, weather related announcements, crime related announcements, job postings, and much more. Click the button below to visit the page and be sure to “Like” it to receive these announcements on any device or computer that you have a Facebook app installed on.

County Auditor Ken Kline Receives Award

Ken Kline receives "Service Above Self" AwardCounty Auditor Ken Kline was awarded the Public Employee Service Above Self Award today by the Mason City Noon Rotary Club. In a surprise ceremony after Brent Trout said few words Ken received the award. Ken thought he was there to do a presentation and was very surprised but pleased receiving the award.

Cerro Gordo County Sheriff & Mason City PD/FD Scanner!

We’ve implemented a Broadcastify Streaming Scanner on our website. You can listen to the Cerro Gordo County Sheriffs department as well as the Mason City Police and Mason City Fire departments, all on one stream! Just click on the button below and then press “Play”.

NOAA Weather

Mason City, IA

Last Updated on May 30 2015, 12:53 am CDT

Current Conditions: Overcast


Temp: 57°F

Wind: North at 18mph

Humidity: 93%

Windchill: 53°F

Your 5-Day Forecast at a Glance

Courthouse Calendar

Board of Supervisors Regular Session @ Boardroom
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am
Planning & Zoning @ Boardroom
Jun 4 @ 4:00 pm

The Planning & Zoning meeting is in the Boardroom at the Cerro Gordo County Courthouse and is usually the 1st Thursday of every month but is subject to change.