Welcome to O’Brien County

O’Brien County is uniform in shape, a perfect square, 24 miles each way. 16 townships of six square miles. Two rivers, the Little Sioux and Ocheydan. Smaller streams are Mill Creek, Waterman Creek and branches of the Floyd River. The County was named by the Iowa Legislature. It is named for an Irish Patriot, William Smith O’Brien.

Latest News & Announcements

Executive Director/Administrator of Veterans Affairs ~ Opening

O’Brien County currently is seeking a well qualified individual for the Veteran Service Officer (VSO) position Executive Director/Administrator This is a full-time position (32 hrs./week VA – 8 hrs./week General Assistance (GA)) Applicant should be self-motivated with good interview, presentation, and proficient computer skills. The successful applicant will be required to achieve certification as VSO … Read more

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Fiscal 2025 County Budget Hearing April 23, 2024

The O’Brien County Board of Supervisors will hold a hearing at 9:30 a.m. April 23, 2024 in the Board Room located on the 2nd floor of the O’Brien County Courthouse.  A complete copy of the budget is available upon request.  For additional information, please contact the O’Brien County Auditor’s Office at 712-957-3225. Click Here for … Read more

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O’Brien County Conservation Board Opening

O’Brien County Conservation Board Appointment The O’Brien County Board of Supervisors are seeking individuals interested in filling an appointment on the O’Brien County Conservation Board. This is a 5-year term.  The purpose of the conservation board, which is supported by Iowa law, is to acquire, develop, maintain and make available to the inhabitants of the … Read more

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Notice of Public Hearing – Proposed County Budget for Fiscal 2025

The O’Brien County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. Click Here for Fiscal 2025 County Proposed Property Tax Levy

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Effective Tuesday, August 22, 2023 There will No Longer be Driver’s License Services on Tuesdays

Due to the high volume of customer needs, the O’Brien County Treasurer’s Office will no longer be providing Driver’s License Services on Tuesdays.  The Office is currently experiencing an excessive back-log of motor vehicle processing and will be using Tuesdays to get vehicle registrations and titles processed.  This change will be effective beginning Tuesday August … Read more

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O’Brien County Property Search

Property Search

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Fireworks Permit Applications

Fireworks Permits are needed for any displays to be done in rural O’Brien County.  If a display is being planned for the July 4th holiday, those applications and proof of insurance need to be received for approval by June 25, 2020. Fireworks Permit Application

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