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.

Binge Drinking Survey

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Mason City Youth Task Force

The Mason City Youth Task Force is looking for adults and youth to fill out a survey on Binge Drinking. It’s only 1 page with 9 questions so it’s very quick. Please click on the link below to take the survey.


Rent Reimbursement program

The State of Iowa offers a Rent Reimbursement program to assist elderly or disabled low income individuals. There are certain criteria that you must meet and you must fill out a reimbursement claim. You can sign up for this assistance at 3 local Mason City offices. For more information click:


Lime Creek Nature Center now has a wildlife webcam!

webcamThe Lime Creek Nature Center installed a camera that you can control to view the wildlife behind the center. There are presets for the bird feeders as well as the squirrel feeders. Take control and choose a preset or move the camera to where you want to look!

Click here for more information and to view the webcam.

NOAA Weather

Mason City, IA

Last Updated on Jan 26 2015, 10:53 am CST

Current Conditions: Fair


Temp: 40°F

Wind: NW at 17mph

Humidity: 79%

Windchill: 31°F

Your 5-Day Forecast at a Glance

Courthouse Calendar

Board of Supervisors Regular Session @ Boardroom
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am
Board of Adjustment @ Boardroom
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm

The Board of Adjustment meeting is in the Boardroom at the Cerro Gordo County Courthouse and is usually the last Tuesday of the month but is subject to change.

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