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Council Bluffs

Street Address: 

U.S. District Courthouse
8 South 6th Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Mailing Address: 

U.S. District Court
Southern District of Iowa
8 South 6th Street Room 313
Council Bluffs, IA 51501


All offices are open to the public Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, except for court holidays.


There are ten hour meters located around at First Avenue and Broadway. It takes approximately $5.00 in quarters for the entire day.


From South:

  1. Drive north on I-29 to Exit 3.
  2. Take Exit 3 (Highway 192/South Expressway Street).
  3. Take a left and go north on Highway 192/South Expressway Street.
  4. Road will eventually split and the U.S. Post Office/Courthouse will be on the left shortly after going by Bayliss Park.

From North:

  1. Drive south on I-29 to Exit 56.
  2. Take Exit 56 (Highway 192/North 16th Street).
  3. Continue south on North 16th Street to West Broadway.
  4. When you reach West Broadway, take a left.
  5. Road will split and soon after the U.S. Post Office/Courthouse will be on the right.

From East:

  1. Drive west on I-80.
  2. Keep left as interstate splits and continue on I-80 to Exit 8.
  3. Take Exit 8 (Highway 6) keep right at the fork.
  4. Merge onto Highway 6/East Kanesville Boulevard for approximately four miles to North Seventh Street.
  5. Turn left on North Seventh Street, followed by a left onto First Avenue, and then a left onto Sixth Street.
  6. The U.S. Post Office/Courthouse will be on the left.