Official Website for Page County, Iowa


Contact Info

County Auditor

Melissa Wellhausen



Page County Auditor

112 E Main Street
Clarinda, IA 51632


(712) 542-3219  


  (712) 542-5019



Monday - Friday

8:00 am - 4:30 pm



Election Information

 Real Estate Archives

Auditor's Office Main Functions and Duties

 Clerk to the Board of Supervisors (Writes and maintains minutes of Board proceedings)

 Custodian to the Courthouse-Subject to direction of Supervisors

 Maintains files for Liquor and Cigarette Licenses - Approved by Board of Supervisors

 Maintains Drainage District Books


 Financial and Accounting Records


 Prepare County Budget

 Compute and certify levies for taxing districts

 Prepare tax lists for collection by Treasurer

 Administer payroll and benefits to all county employees

 Prepare claims

 Issue warrants for payment of invoices

 Maintain records of all County, State, and Federal reports


 Real Estate-Maintains official County property plat book

 Data Processing and Information Services-Manages AS400 IBM computer system used by Assessor, Treasurer, Recorder and Auditor Offices and also Internet and Network traffic

 Election and Voter Registration-Conducts all elections for County, Cities, Schools, Special Districts and State of Iowa

 Registers and maintains voter records

 Preparing and certifying tax levies

 Maintaining financial records

 Commissioner of Elections

Tax Rate Calculation
Financial Duties
Clerk to the Board of Supervisors
Commissioner of Elections
Real Estate Transfer Record Keeper