The following is important information needed when relocating. Most of this information pertains to Denison and its immediate outlying areas. We will be adding information to service all communities in Crawford County.


Black Hills Energy

Chamber & Development Council of Crawford County

Denison Municipal Utilities
Frontier Communications

Norelius Library

Cable Television
Cable service in Denison is offered by Mediacom Cable Services. For more information or to request a hook up call (800) 432-9213.  Satellite service is available through Midwest Satellite & Sales, Denison, Iowa.  For more information please call (712) 263-2820.

Day Care
For a list of day care providers and information regarding day care and pre-school business issues call the Child Care Resource Referral office in Carroll, Iowa at (800) 999-5101.

Driver’s License
You must obtain a new driver’s license within 30 days of moving to the state. Driver’s licenses must be renewed within 30 days before or after the birthday in the year of expiration. The Drivers License station is located on the second floor of the Crawford County Courthouse, 1202 Broadway, Denison, Iowa. For additional information call (712) 263-3439. Hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Written will not be given after 3:30 p.m. daily.  Driving tests will be given by appointment only.

Denison is served by Denison Municipal Utilities. For information regarding connection contact (712) 263-4154. Outlying areas of Denison are covered by Western Iowa Power Cooperative. For information regarding connection contact: (712) 263-2943 or (800) 253-5189.

Black Hills Energy serves Denison. New residents can receive gas connection by calling (800) 303-0752.

The Norelius Community Library is located at 1403 1st Avenue South. Library hours are Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Sunday.

Motor Vehicle Registration
Vehicles must be registered with Crawford County within 30 days of relocation. The Motor Vehicle Registration office is located on the second floor of the Crawford County Courthouse, 1202 Broadway, Denison, Iowa. For additional information call (712) 263-2178. Hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Pet License
All dogs and cats within the city limits of Denison must be registered yearly. Proof of rabies vaccine is required. The fee is $10.00 for animals that are spay or neutered and $20.00 for animals that are not spay or neutered. Contact the City Clerk’s office at (712) 263-3143.

The City of Denison has a mandatory recycling program.  You can purchase a recycle bin at City Hall for $8.25.  Please stop into City Hall for more information.  For recycling instructions, please click on the following links: 

Recycling (English)                  Recycling (Spanish)

Local telephone home service is provided by Frontier Communications. For connection information call (800) 570-6340.

Voter Registration
To be eligible to vote, you must register 10 days before primary and general elections and 11 days before all other elections. Registration can be done at the County Auditors Office located in the Crawford County Courthouse. (712) 263-3045.

United States Post Office
The Post Office is located at 102 North Main. Hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Lobby is open 24 hours.

Waste Collection
To order trash collection call the City Clerks office at (712) 263-3143.




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