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
The Board of Supervisors are taking applications for two positions on the County Board of Health. This will be to fill two positions with terms expiring on December 31, 2023. Anyone interested in this position must submit their application to the County Auditor’s Office by 4 pm December 22, 2023. Board of Health: One member … Read moreRead More
Please click the link below for election results for O’Brien County. Final results for Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn, Sheldon and South O’Brien Schools and the City of Sheldon will be canvasses on November 21st. This final canvass totals all of the Counties that are a part of each of these entities. Official Results Election Results – Secretary of … Read moreRead More
PUBLIC TEST OF VOTER EQUIPMENT The public test of O’Brien County’s voter equipment to be used in the November 7, 2023 Combined City/School Election will commence at 9:00 a.m. on November 3, 2023 in the O’Brien County Courthouse and will continue until completed. The public is invited to attend. For further information, please contact the … Read moreRead More
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 moreRead More
The O’Brien County Board of Supervisors adopted County Ordinance No. 25, an Ordinance regulating the operations of off-highway vehicles in the county. The ordinance will be effective April 1, 2017. The full ordinance is on the web page.Read More