Official Website of Jo Daviess County Government

Welcome to Jo Daviess County, located in the northwest corner of Illinois.  Known for its rolling hills and beautiful views, Jo Daviess County is a great place to live, do business, and visit.

The objective of our website is to present an integrated view of public service in order to increase awareness and accessibility to information about local government, services, and programs.  We are continually expanding the content of our website, so please check back again soon.


Recycling Event - April 7, 2018 in Elizabeth

Information, including publication ballots for the March 20, 2018 primary election can be found at

Lab draw program at the Health Department

County Highway has posted roads effective Monday, February 26, 2018.

Early Voting for the March 20, 2018 General Primary Election

New Service for Paying Jo Daviess County Property Taxes

East Morseville Road in Wards Grove Township is now open.

FY2018 County Budget

2016 Taxing Body Distribution Report as of 11/20/2017

2016 Interest Distribution Final Distribution as of 11/22/2017

2017-18 Jo Daviess County Reference and Yearbook is now available in the County Clerk's Office

Final report of the Ad-Hoc Emergency Fire and Medical Services Committee addressing recruitment and retention issues in public safety agencies in Jo Daviess County.

Public Notice - The Jo Daviess County Animal Control Department will be using PetData for dog registrations and dog tags.

Sheriff's Office Press Releases

09-07-2016 Press Release - Next Generation 911 System in Illinois

Road construction notices

Jo Daviess County Electric Aggregation Information

Jo Daviess County Multi-Jurisdictional All Hazards Mitigation Plan

Illinois EPA Report for Bautsch-Gray Mine Site

Fiber Broadband Infrastructure in Northwest Illinois

Jo Daviess County Wellness Coalition