The county of Des Moines is located in Iowa and was founded in 1834. There are 40,325 residents in Des Moines who have access to courthouses in Burlington. 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 25,663 residents in Burlington, which is 15.2 square miles and 696ft above sea level. It was settled in 1833 and is governed by a local government.