The Franklin County Clerk's Office keeps and preserves public records for the Franklin County, Iowa government. As part of this job, Clerks maintain Franklin County vital records, including birth certificates, marriage records, death certificates, and divorce records. These documents list personal information such as names, dates of birth, and other identifying information, and they may be required to obtain Iowa government identification or to receive government services. These documents establish identity and can be used for Franklin County genealogical research. Franklin County Clerk Offices may also keep records on Franklin County property ownership, property taxes, and title deeds, as well as property sale records. The Clerk Office maintains multiple different county records and services, which may be available online.
Franklin County Clerk Hampton IA 12 1st Avenue Northwest 50441 641-456-5626
Sheffield City Clerk Sheffield IA 110 South 3rd Street 50475 641-892-4718