The county of Winneshiek is located in Iowa and was founded in 1847. There are 21,056 residents in Winneshiek who have access to courthouses in Decorah. 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 8,127 residents in Decorah, which is 7.0 square miles and 879ft above sea level.