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
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

County Offices Closed
All county offices in the Courthouse, County Office Building, Conservation Office, and Engineer's Office & Secondary Roads will be CLOSED on Friday, July 3, 2015, for Independence Day.

Calkins Bluegrass & BBQ
Friends of the Calkins Nature Area presents the 3rd Annual Fundraiser Bluegrass & BBQ on Sunday, July 12th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. This event will feature Kind Country and the Prairie Creek String Band & Bearcat Pickers. Adults are $15 and Children 10 & Under are $10. Tickets available at: Calkins Nature Area, Cam Spray, Iowa Falls State Bank, Ackley State Bank, and Greenbelt Bank & Trust in Iowa Falls. View Event Poster (.pdf)

Hardin County Property Sale
Hardin County Conservation is accepting sealed written bids for the purchase of the McCoy School house located at the intersection of G Ave and Hwy 175. Sealed bids are due on or before 10:00 A.M. on July 13, 2015 at the Hardin County Conservation Board Headquarters Office located at 15537 S. Ave. Ackley Iowa 50601. Sealed bids shall be signed, dated and clearly marked. Sealed bids will be opened on July 13, 2015 at 7:20 P.M. during the Hardin County Conservation Board Meeting. Hardin County Conservation reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Sale of this property is subject to the provisions regarding notice, public hearing and final approval contained in 331.361(2) of the Iowa Code. Persons interested in viewing the property shall contact the Conservation Office at 641-648-4361. Download Sale Information (.pdf)

County Historical Photos & Information
Connie Mesch, in the Hardin County Assessor's Office, has requested that the public contact her with historical photos or articles related to Hardin County. She is putting together a historical county scrapbook. Connie is especially interested in information from golden ages of the smaller towns and settlements in the county, such as Gifford, Garden City, Eagle City, Robertson, Buckeye, Abbot's, Owasa, and Secor. If you have information that you think might fit into the project, please contact Connie at 641-939-8101 or cmesch@hardincountyia.gov.

From The Des Moines Register

City/School Board Election Candidate Seminars
Are you contemplating running for city office or your local school board? The Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board will be hosting a series of finance seminars around the state in July. The purpose of the seminars is to help individuals understand Iowa's campaign finance laws, as well as the Ethics Board's web reporting system for campaign disclosure reports. The seminars are free and anyone may attend. Click here for seminar dates/times and registration instructions.

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