New Residents

Welcome to Ottumwa! Whether for school, employment, or retirement, Ottumwa is a great place to live. To help you get acquainted with your new home, refer to the list of contacts and links below for helpful information.

PUBLIC SERVICES

For EMERGENCIES – dial 9 – 1- 1.
Ottumwa Police Department:641- 683-0661
Ottumwa Fire Department: 641- 683-0666
City Hall: 641-683-0600

UTILITY CONNECTIONS

Natural Gas: MidAmerican Energy 1-888-427-5632 midamericanenergy.com
Electric: Alliant Energy 1-800-255-4268 alliantenergy.com
Water/Sewer/Curbside Trash & Recycling: Ottumwa Water and Hydro 641-684-4606

MAIL United States Postal Service: Post Office 616 W. 2nd St. 641-684-5439

PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Ottumwa Community School District: 641-684-6597  ottumwaschools.com 
Indian Hills Community College: 1-800-726-2585      www.indianhills.edu

VEHICLE LICENSES & REGISTATIONS

License Plates and Registrations: Motor Vehicle Department, 102 East Main St. 641-683-4636
Iowa Drivers Licenses: Iowa Drivers License Examiners, 2830 N. Court St. 641-682-4855
Boat Registration: Wapello County Recorder, 101 W. 4th St. 641-683-0045

PROPERTY

Property Taxes: Wapello County Treasurer, 101 W. 4th St. 641-683-0040 website
Tax Assessments: Wapello County Assessor, 101 W. 4th St. 641-683-0085 website
Building Permits & Housing Inspections: City Hall 105 E. Third St. 641-683-0650 onsite link

LOCAL GOVERNMENT

City of Ottumwa: City Hall 105 E. Third St. 641-683-0600
Wapello County: Wapello County Courthouse 101W. 4th St.   wapellocounty.org

RECREATION

The Beach Ottumwa, Outdoor Waterpark and Pool: 101 Church St. Ottumwa 641-682-SURF   beachottumwa.com
Bridge View Center: 102 Church Street 641-684-7000 bridgeviewcenter.com
Trails- Bike and Pedestiran:   website
Wapello County Historical Museum: 210 West Main St.   website
American Gothic House: 300 American Gothic St. Eldon 641-652-3352  www.americangothichouse.net
Ottumwa Public Library: 102 W. Fourth St. 641-682-7563     website
Pioneer Ridge Nature Center-County Parks: 1339 Highway 63, Bloomfield 641-682-3091 website