The county of Pottawattamie is located in Iowa and was founded in 1848. There are 93,671 residents in Pottawattamie who have access to courthouses in Council Bluffs. 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 62,230 residents in Council Bluffswhich is 43.6 square miles and 1,090ft above sea level.