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

.: Quick Links

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.: Forms

Absentee Ballot Request Form
Board Appointment Application
Campaign Finance Disclosure
Courthouse Grounds Use Application
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Dust Control Application
Election Forms
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Geocaching Placement Permit
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Township Clerk Pay Form
Township Trustee Pay Form

.: News & Events

Lease of Agricultural Land
The Hardin County Board of Supervisors is requesting bids for the cash rent lease of agricultural land in Hardin County, Iowa, containing 157.5 acres, more or less, in Jackson Township, Section 26 and Clay Township, Section 29. Bids must be filed in the Auditor's Office on or before 9:30am on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. Bids should be made on a per acre/per year basis. The top three bidders will be allowed to raise their bids in an auction setting a the 10:00am Board meeting in the Courthouse Conference Room. Click to download the Notice of Letting for Lease of Agricultural Land (.pdf) with bid instructions, maps, and soil information. Any questions should be directed to Nancy Lauver, Board Secretary, at 641-939-8109.

General Election on Tuesday, November 4th
Polls will be open at 7:00 AM and close at 9:00 PM on Election Day, November 4, 2014. All eligible electors residing in Hardin County may vote in the General Election. Pre-registration is suggested, but voters may also register at the polling location on the day of the election. Registration at the polls will require a photo ID and documentation of residency in the precinct. Find Your Precinct/Polling Place

Absentee ballots are 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. The Auditor's Office will also be open on Saturday, November 1st, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. 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.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month
The Board of Supervisors proclaimed the month of October 2014 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. They urge all citizens of Hardin County to observe this month by becoming aware of the tragedy of domestic violence, supporting those who are working toward its end and participating in community efforts.
Domestic Violence Awareness Proclamation (.pdf)

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.

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