Jefferson County Community Resource Guide

This resource guide was developed by community residents and elected officials to provide a central location for important community resources. You can filter the guide by “category” or search for an individual resource using the search box on the left.

The guide was developed by local volunteers and a collaboration between Pathfinders RC&D, Jefferson County Supervisors, Jefferson County Mental Health Office, and the Jefferson County Hunger Dialogue.

Resources Found: 20

Batavia Public Library

Batavia Public Library

City, County & Community Organizations

Books, DVDs, copying, printing, computers, free wifi, fax machine

Chautauqua Park

Chautauqua Park

City, County & Community OrganizationsParks, Trails & Recreation

A 28.7 acre full featured park within the city limits of Fairfield. The park features a .77 mile walk loop, multiple playgrounds, a disc golf course, shelters and picnic areas, restrooms, a fruit orchard, and easy access to the 16-mile Jefferson County Loop Trail.

Fairfield Economic Development Association (FEDA)

Fairfield Economic Development Association (FEDA)

City, County & Community Organizations

Facilitates economic growth in Fairfield by providing assistance in locating financing for business and community development projects, grant administration and land development.

Fairfield Park and Recreation

Fairfield Park and Recreation

City, County & Community Organizations

Outdoor and indoor community recreation amenities including public swimming pools (indoor and outdoor), cardio room, weight room, basketball courts, track, baseball fields, disc golf courses

Fairfield Public Library

Fairfield Public Library

City, County & Community Organizations

Books, DVDs, audio books, copying, printing, computers, free wifi, fax machine, free workshops & events

Jefferson County Courthouse

Jefferson County Courthouse

City, County & Community Organizations

motor vehicle registration, drivers licenses, property taxes, and more

Jefferson County Extension

Jefferson County Extension

City, County & Community OrganizationsEducation

Information and educational programs: Aging, childcare, child development, consumer decisions, financial management, family relationships, leadership, nutrition, parent education, and youth.

Jefferson County Park

Jefferson County Park

City, County & Community OrganizationsParks, Trails & Recreation

Jefferson County Park offers camp sites, cabins, picnic shelters, trails, fishing, handicapped facilities, nature center, playground equipment, baseball field, prairie plantings.

Jefferson County Veterans Affairs

Jefferson County Veterans Affairs

City, County & Community Organizations

Services for veterans including: Compensation for Service-Connected Disability/Death, Non-Service-Connected Disability Pension, Death Pension for Surviving Spouse and Dependent Children, Aid and Attendance for Nursing Home and Housebound Veterans, Appeals of Unfavorable VA Rulings, Eligibility Verification Reports (EVR), Application for Iowa Veterans Home, Obtaining military records and awards, Ordering grave markers and flag holders

Pathfinders RC&D

Pathfinders RC&D

City, County & Community Organizations

Offers small business support including small business loans, information about things to do in the region, natural resource conservation, community resources