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

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.

Monarch Butterfly Tagging
Hardin County Conservation will be hosting the annual Monarch Butterfly Tagging event, at Calkins Nature Area on Tuesday, September 2nd from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Bring out the family to learn about monarch butterflies and get the opportunity to catch, tag, and release your own monarch. There is NO preregistration for this event, it is open to all ages, and it is free of charge. More information...

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/.

Property Taxes Due
The Treasurer's Office reminds property owners that the first half of 2014-15 property taxes are due by September 30, 2014. Property owners may pay in-person at the Treasurer's Office in the Courthouse in Eldora or they may pay online by Discover, MasterCard, Visa, or e-Check. Property tax statements were mailed to owners on August 11, 2014. Any questions about tax payments should be directed to the Treasurer's Office at 641-939-8230. Learn more about the Iowa Property Tax process from the Iowa Department of Revenue.

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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