The county of Mahaska is located in Iowa and was founded in 1843. There are 22,381 residents in Mahaska who have access to courthouses in Oskaloosa. 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 11,463 residents in Oskaloosa, which is 7.5 square miles and 840ft above sea level. It was settled in February 4, 1875 and is governed by a local government.