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

Job Announcement
Telecommunicator/Jailer - Applications are currently being accepted for the position of Part Time Telecommunicator/Jailer at the Franklin County Communications Center. We offer a professional working environment with competitive salary. Announcement (.pdf)

Franklin County Conference Board
The Franklin County Conference Board will be meeting Monday, February 1st, 2016 at noon in the Franklin County Courthouse. Agenda (.pdf)

Online Voter Registrations
The Iowa Secretary of State's Office allows for voters to register electronically. To find out how to register online follow this link to the Iowa Secretary of State's Website.

Upcoming Sheriff's Sale
March 9th, 2016 - 10:00 a.m. - Court Case #EQCV501298
Nationwide Advantage Mortgage Company fka Nationwide Home Mortgage Company vs. Sanders Wayne Whitley, aka Sanders W. Whitley, and Maryee Helen Whitley a/k/a Maryee H. Whitley, husband and wife, Citifinancial, Inc., and any and all unknown parties in possession of the real estate located at 2245 l75th Street, Hampton, Iowa -IN REM Notice (.pdf)

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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