Pottawattamie County is a county located in the southwest corner of the beautiful state of Iowa in the United States of America. The county was established on February 24, 1847 and the county seat is in the City of Council Bluffs. Other population centers in Pottawattamie County include: Avoca, Carson, Carter Lake, Crescent, Hancock, Macedonia, McClelland, Minden, Neola, Oakland, Shelby, Treynor, Underwood and Walnut.
The county is administered by a Board of Supervisors which are elected and include five members. Other elected officials include: Attorney, Auditor, Recorder, Sheriff and Treasurer.
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The HOPE 4 IOWA Crisis Call Line connects individuals in crisis to a helping hand and the resources to address and improve mental wellness. Available 24/7. For more information visit our website here.
Pottawattamie Alert is the countywide emergency notification system serving all residents within Pottawattamie County and its communities.Part of the Alert Iowa System, Pottawattamie Alert is a high-speed notification and weather warning service. This no-charge service is available to businesses and residents of Pottawattamie County and its Communities that allows public officials to warn citizens of pending emergencies, critical public information during disasters, recommended protective actions, and provides automated severe weather warnings tailored to your preferences. The system can also be used to provide other important information to communities.