This official website of Hardin County provides information about your local county government and the services we provide.

.: Quick Links

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Current Closed Roads & Bridges

Real Estate/GIS Website

HIPAA Privacy Policy
Birth/Death/Marriage Records
Board Agenda & Minutes
Board Meeting Videos
County Boards/Commissions
Driver License
Embargoed Bridges Map
Hardin County Solid Waste
Iowa Land Records Online
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Maps of Hardin County
Marriage License
Observed County Holidays
Register to Vote
Sheriff's Foreclosure Sales
Tax Payment Online
Vehicle Renewal Online


.: Forms

Absentee Ballot Request Form
Board Appointment Application
Campaign Finance Disclosure
Courthouse Grounds Use Application
Drainage Work Order 
Driver License Forms
Dust Control Application
Election Forms
Fireworks Permit Application

Geocaching Placement Permit
Motor Vehicle Forms
Property Tax Forms
Township Clerk Pay Form
Township Trustee Pay Form

.: News & Events

Mental Health First Aid Training
Mental Health First Aid Training will be offered on Saturday, August 23rd from 8:00am to 5:00pm at Bethany Lutheran Church. This training is intended to help the public learn skills to help individuals who are showing mental health symptoms or experiencing a mental health crisis such as: depression, anxiety, impulse control and misuse of alcohol and other drugs. The program will be presented by certified Mental Health First Aid USA instructions Jason Haglund and Andrea Dickerson. This training is intended for primary care professionals, employers, business leaders, faith communities, school personnel and educators, law enforcement officers, and the general public. Click for more information and registration (.pdf)

County Offices Closed
All county offices in the Courthouse, County Office Building, Conservation, and Engineer's Office will be CLOSED on Monday, September 1, 2014, in observance of Labor Day.

Hunter Safety Certification
Hardin County Conservation, in partnership with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, will be offering a Hunter Safety Field Day Certification Course on Tuesday, September 9th, from 5-9 p.m. at Calkins Nature Area. The Hunter Safety Certification is required by law for all Iowa hunters born after Jan. 1, 1972 in order to obtain a hunting license. A person who is 11 years-old or older may enroll in the course, but those who are 11 and successfully complete the course shall be issued a certificate of completion which becomes valid on that person's 12th birthday. Enrollment for the Field Day can be done here: http://reservations1.usedirect.com/IowaWeb/.

Candidate Filing Period
The filing periods for the November 4, 2014, General Election are:

  • State and Federal Offices: July 28-August 15, 2014
  • County Offices: August 4-August 27, 2014

Candidates should visit the General Election Candidate Information page on the Iowa Secretary of State's website for information on running for office.

Garnishment and Levy Fees
The Sheriff's Office is giving notice that there will be an increase of Garnishment and Levy Fees, effective July 1, 2014. This is the result of new legislation passed in the 2014 legislative session. View public notice....

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