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
Title VI Notice to the Public
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

Employment Opportunity  
Franklin County Secondary Road Department has an opening for a full-time Mechanic at the Hampton Shop. This position requires knowledge to provide minor to major skilled mechanical maintenance and repair on all county owned vehicles and public works equipment, as well maintenance of the shop and related areas in a safe, neat, and clean condition. Franklin County utilizes computer based software for truck and motorgrader diagnostics. The position requires a Commercial Driver’s License Class A and Air Brakes Endorsement. Application forms and Job Description are available at the Franklin County Engineer’s Office, 1341 Olive Avenue, PO Box 118, Hampton, Iowa 50441. Telephone: 641-456-4671, or may be downloaded from the Employment page. Applications close at 4:00 P.M. on March 16th, 2018. Franklin County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability in employment or provision of services. Both the Franklin County Employment Application (.pdf) and the Secondary Roads Attachment (.pdf) must be submitted together. 




Obtaining Veterans Benefits 

If you are thinking about paying for someone for help obtaining veterans benefits, please carefully read the following disclosure. Remember: you are not required to pay for assistance in obtaining veterans benefits, and there are many freely available programs to help you with this process. Disclosure (.pdf)

Franklin County Emergency Notification System 
Sign up here for Franklin County/Alert Iowa Alerts! In the event of an emergency or severe weather, an alert will be sent to the phone number and/or email address provided by voice, text and/or email. This is a free service provided by Franklin County and the State of Iowa, however, normal message fees may apply. To receive text messages to your cell phone, your cell phone must have text messaging capabilities. AlertIowa and the Code Red alert system will be used in conjunction until the transition to the AlertIowa system is completely finished.


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