The county of Hancock is located in Iowa and was founded in 1851. There are 10,974 residents in Hancock who have access to courthouses in Garner. 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 3,129 residents in Garner, which is 2.1 square miles and 1,211ft above sea level. It was settled in November 19, 1881 and is governed by a local government.