Welcome to Adams County, IA


Experience The Convenience Pay Online!


Discover, MasterCard, Visa and eCheck are accepted for Payments.


2013/2014 Taxes are Available Online

For the period July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013

Based on January 1, 2012 valuations.


                                         PAY PROPERTY TAX                          RENEW VEHICLE TAGS


Property Tax 

If you opt to pay your property tax with an eCheck, you will be asked to enter a receipt number as your PIN.  Your receipt number is the 5-digit number located in the upper right hand corner of your payment stub.  All eChecks returned for insufficient funds will be charged a fee of $20.00.

Vehicle Renewals:

You are eligible to renew online if you received a renewal notice through the US Postal Service that contains a PIN number for online renewals.  (Half year licenses and apportioned vehicles are not eligible for online renewal.)

Vehicle registrations can be processed the month before, the month of, and the month after the expiration month. 

Drivers License:  You have 30 days before your birthday and 60 days after your birthday to renew your Driver’s License.  Your license becomes invalid on the 61st day if not renewed. 
Office Hours

  • Office Hours: 8:30 - 4:30 / Monday - Friday
  • Driver License: 8:30 - 4:00 / Monday - Friday
  • Driver License Knowledge Exams: 8:30 - 4:00 / Monday - Friday
  • Car and Motorcycle Drives: Wednesday morning by appointment.
  • No CDL Drive Tests given - knowledge exams only.
Contact Information

  • Phone: 641-322-3210
  • Fax: 641-322-4647
  • Email Treasurer:

    Office Staff:

  • Adams County Treasurer - Nancy Kempton
  • Deputy Treasurer - Linda Hughes 
  • Clerk - Lori Shires
  • Drive Test Examiner - Dan Cain

                2014 Holiday Closing Schedule

    Monday             January 20          Martin Luther King Day

    Monday             February 17         President's Day

    Monday             May 26                 Memorial Day

    Thursday          July 4                    Independence Day

    Monday            September 1          Labor Day

    Monday            November 11         Veterans' Day

    Thursday         November 27         Thanksgiving

    Friday              November 28         Thanksgiving 

          Tuesday          December 24          Christmas

          Wednesday     December 25           Christmas

          Tuesday          December 31          New Year's

          Wednesday     January 1                New Year's 


Our Location

Adams County Treasurer’s Office

500 9th St, PO Box 266

Corning, IA  50841

The Treasurer’s Office is located on the first floor of the courthouse.



Nancy Kempton

Certified Treasurer

Took office July 1, 2001


Welcome to the Adams County Treasurer’s website.  The services provided in this office are Property Tax Collection, Motor Vehicle Titles and Registration and Driver’s Licensing. 


We are committed to providing professional, courteous service to all of our citizens and would be happy to assist you with any questions you may have.

Please contact our office if we can be of further assistance to you. 

Thank you and have a very nice day!