The county of Poweshiek is located in Iowa and was founded in 1843. There are 18,914 residents in Poweshiek who have access to courthouses in Montezuma. 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 1,462 residents in Montezuma, which is 2.5 square miles and 951ft above sea level.