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

Birth/Death/Marriage Records
Board Agenda & Minutes
Board Meeting Videos
County Boards/Commissions
Driver License
Embargoed Bridges Map
Hardin County Solid Waste
HIPAA Privacy Policy
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

Calkins Annual Halloween Hike
On Saturday, October 17th, 2015, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hardin County Conservation, in cooperation with Friends of Calkins Nature Area, will be hosting the annual Calkins Halloween Hike. The event is free to attend, but there is a free-will donation for chili and hot dogs. The event will also feature a multitude of concurrent activities, educational opportunities, prizes and snacks as well. Activities include Trick or Treat Hike, hayrack rides, pumpkin carving contest, face painting, Spook-Athlon Obstacle Course, and much more. Call Calkins Nature Center at 641-648-9878 or email calkinsnatureareahccb@gmail.com for more details.

Iowa Land Records Seminar on October 22nd
The Recorder's Office announces that an Iowa Land Records Seminar will be held in Eldora on Thursday, October 22 at 10am. This is a great opportunity for those who would like to learn more about E-Submission. If you have a computer, a document scanner, and internet access, you have the technology required for electronic document filing. This seminar will show you how! Download the seminar flyer below for details. Contact support@clris.com or call 888-790-2246 to register. Feel free to contact Lori Kadner, Recorder, at 641-939-8178 with questions. Iowa Land Records 2015 Seminar (.pdf)

City Elections on November 3rd
City elections will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. Click on the link below to view the candidate lists for each city in Hardin County. Not registered to vote in Hardin County? Click here to find out how to become a registered voter. Questions about the upcoming election can be directed to the Auditor's Office at 641-939-8108 or by emailing Jessica Lara, Auditor. 2015 City Election Candidate List (.pdf)

Voting by absentee? Click to request an Absentee Ballot. Sample ballots for each city can be viewed by clicking each link below.

Barlow Family Supports Hardin County Organizations
The Barlow Family Foundation is preparing for the Community Challenge. This second-year matching-funds Challenge will take place from October 11-23, 2015 and will provide the opportunity for support of five area organizations. The Foundation will match donations up to $50,000 for each organization. Gifts must come from individuals, not families or groups, be "new" money, not pledges, and should range from $25-$100. The groups participating in the challenge include: Hardin County Ag Society (Hardin County Fairgrounds), IFA Little League, New Providence Pride & Progress, Iowa Falls Community Theater, and Hardin County Recreational Trails.

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