The county of Cerro Gordo is located in Iowa and was founded in 1851. There are 44,151 residents in Cerro Gordo who have access to courthouses in Mason City. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Iowa is part of the 8th federal circuit court as well.
There are 28,079 residents in Mason City, which is 28.1 square miles and 1,129ft above sea level.