This official government website of Franklin County provides information about your local county government and the services we provide. Please visit each department's web page for specific contact information, location, and hours of operation.

.: Quick Links

Where do I find....?
Closed Roads & Bridges
Real Estate/GIS Website
Birth/Death/Marriage Records
Board Agenda & Minutes
County Code of Ordinances
General County Maps
HIPAA Privacy Policy
Iowa Land Records Online
Mental Health & Disability Services
Passport Information & Application
Register to Vote
Sheriff's Foreclosure Sales
Tax Payment Online
Vehicle Renewal Online
Zoning Map Atlas - Unofficial
Embargoed Bridges Map

.: Forms

Board Appointment Application
Check Non-Payment Form
Driver License Forms
Election Forms
Fireworks Permit Application
Motor Vehicle Forms
Property Tax Forms



.: News & Events

Board of Supervisor's Meeting
The Franklin County Board of Supervisors will meet on Wednesday, December 17th, at 8:30 am in the Franklin County Courthouse in Hampton. They will NOT be meeting at their typical meeting time on Monday, December 15th.

County Offices Closed
All county offices in the Courthouse, Community Resource Center, Conservation Office, Engineer's Office, and Public Health Building will CLOSE 1/2 day on Wednesday, December 24, 2014, and remain CLOSED on Thursday, December 25, 2014, for the Christmas holiday. 

All county offices will also CLOSE 1/2 day on Wednesday, December 31, 2014, and remain CLOSED on Thursday, January 1, 2015, for the New Year's Day holiday.

Board/Commission Applications Now Accepted
Applications are now being accepted for appointments that will be made in January 2015. Click for the Board/Commission Application Form (.pdf). State law requires the Supervisors to make a good faith effort to balance most appointive boards, commissions, committees, and councils according to gender. The Supervisors will be considering appointments to the:

  • Board of Health-2 (3-yr terms)
  • Civil Service Commission-1 to fill a Vacancy (6 yr term-vacancy expires 8/15/16)
  • Conservation Board-1 (5 yr term)
  • Condemnation Compensation Commission-(Indefinite term)
    • Licensed Real Estate Salesperson or Real Estate Broker
    • Banker, Auctioneer, Property Manager, Property Appraiser or Person Responsible for Making Loans.
  • Magistrate Appointing Commission-3 (6-yr term)
  • North Iowa Regional Housing Authority-1 Rep & 1 Alternate
  • Terrace Hill Sanitary District-1 (6-yr term)

Click Board/Commission Descriptions (.pdf) for a detailed description of each board or commission. Questions may be directed to the Franklin County Auditor's Office at 641-456-6045. More information....

Check out our Calendar of Events and visit our News section!