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
HIPAA Privacy Policy
Birth/Death/Marriage Records
Board Agenda & Minutes
County Code of Ordinances
General County Maps
Iowa Land Records Online
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

Open Job Positions
Franklin County currently has several job positions open. The Secondary Roads Department is looking for a full-time mechanic in the Hampton shop while the Communications Center has openings for full-time and part-time Telecommunicator/Jailor positions. Check out all available positions....

Rolling Prairie Trail Pedal & Putt 

Pedal_and_Putt_Logo_small.jpgCome experience an unique blend of biking and golfing on Franklin County’s Rolling Prairie Trail in the 1st annual Rolling Prairie Pedal & Putt! This event is not a bike race, but a miniature golf tournament that will take you from Hampton to Coulter, and have participants testing their putting skills while enjoying the Rolling Prairie Trail by bicycle. There is no cost to participate, but registration is required. The Rolling Prairie Pedal & Putt will consist of nine stops along the Rolling Prairie Trail, beginning at the Franklin Wellness Center in Hampton and ending at Hometown Pizza & Pub in Coulter. Transportation back to Hampton will be available for riders and bicycles. Participants will a play miniature golf  hole (putters will be provided) at each stop. All participants who finish in Coulter with their scorecard filled will be eligible for the grand prize*. There will be Happy Hour and pizza specials, along with additional prizes at Hometown Pizza & Pub after the run. Come and join the fun for FREE! Click for information and registration

Disaster Assistance Applications
North Iowa Community Action Organization is currently accepting applications for the Iowa Individual Disaster Assistance Program for households in Franklin County living in areas impacted by recent storms and flooding. This program provides grants up to $5,000 for households with incomes up to 200% of the federal poverty level, or a maximum annual income of $39,580, for a family of three. The grant application and instructions are available at the "Disaster Assistance" section of the Iowa Department of Human Services website. The final date to apply is August 11, 2014. Click for full press release....


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