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

.: Quick Links

Where do I....?
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
Jail/Correctional Facility
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

Halloween Hike at Calkins Nature Area
Hardin County Conservation and the Friends of Calkins are holding a Halloween Hike at Calkins Nature Area on October 11, 2014 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. This event is FREE and open to the public. There will be a chili and hot dog supper (free will donation). Events include Trick or Treat Hike, hayrack ride, costume contest, face painting, and a Spook-Athlon Obstacle Course. Children must be accompanied by an adult. View complete event flyer (.pdf)

Absentee Ballots Now Available
Absentee ballots for the November 4th General Election are now available in the Auditor's Office. Voters may stop in at the Auditor's Office in Eldora during normal business hours, Monday through Friday, or send an Absentee Ballot Request Form (.pdf) to vote early. The deadline to request an absentee ballot is Friday, October 31, 2014. Any questions should be directed to the Auditor's Office at 641-939-8108.

Want to know who is on the ballot for this election? Click here to view sample ballots for each precinct in Hardin County.

Non-Criminal Fingerprinting
Need fingerprinting services for a job, application, or volunteer position? The Sheriff's Office offers non-criminal fingerprinting services at the Law Enforcement Center in Eldora, Iowa. This service costs $10.00 and is offered from 8:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday.

Roadside/Wildlife Tech Position
A position is open within the Hardin County Conservation Board for a Roadside/Wildlife Tech. This job is a permanent full time position under the direction of the Conservation Director. The Roadside/Wildlife Tech. performs a wide variety of professional, technical, and field duties. These duties include all aspects of managing wildlife programs and roadside vegetation. Application deadline is October 20, 2014. View entire job announcement...

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