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The cornerstone for the third, and current courthouse was laid on May 21, 1903. It cost $90,600 to build and was designed by the architects Smith and Gage. The exterior walls are covered with Bedford stone veneer and the roof is all tile. The clock tower, which rises from the middle of the building, sets the building apart from all others. The courthouse is situated on a large town square and is the pride of Centerville and Appanoose County.

Board of Supervisors

Board of Supervisors
mwaits@appanoosecounty.net
nsmith@appanoosecounty.net
lsdemry@appanoosecounty.net
Phone: 641.856.5512


The Appanoose County Board of Supervisors meets regularly on the First and Third Monday's of each month at 9:00 a.m. The Supervisors meet at the Appanoose County Court House located in Centerville. The Board Room is on the second floor.


Responsibilities of the Board of Supervisors:

The board of supervisors is the legislative body of the county, composed of 3 members. They are responsible for the following aspects of county business:

  • County policy
  • County budget
  • Set county tax levy
  • Approve bonds & reports
  • Fill Employee Vacancies
  • Economic development

County Organization Chart:


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