The Shelby County Clerk's Office keeps and preserves public records for the Shelby County, Iowa government. As part of this job, Clerks maintain Shelby 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 Shelby County genealogical research. Shelby County Clerk Offices may also keep records on Shelby 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.
Earling City Clerk Office Earling IA 117 Main Street 51530 712-747-2181
Elk Horn City Clerk Elk Horn IA 2027 Washington Street 51531 712-764-5514
Shelby County Clerk of Court Harlan IA 612 Court Street 51537 712-755-5543