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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

Unofficial Results Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Special Election September 13, 2022

Click below for the unofficial results of the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn special election held on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 Unofficial Results

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2022 General Election November 8, 2022

Absentee Voting: In person and mail out absentee voting for the 2022 General Election will begin on Wednesday, October 19th. Registration forms for mail out ballots must be received in the Auditor’s Office by 5:00 pm Monday, October 24, 2022. The application form can be downloaded by clicking Here – Absentee Ballot Request Form The Read More »

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Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Special PPEL Election September 13, 2022

NOTICE OF ELECTION All the qualified Electors of the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn Community School District are hereby notified that a Special School Election will be held on Tuesday, September 13, 2022. ALL POLLS WILL OPEN AT 7:00 A.M. AND WILL CLOSE AT 8:00 P.M. Polling places for the Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn School District located in the following cities and Read More »

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County Farm Land Rent Auction October 11, 2022

County Farm Land Rent Bids The O’Brien County Board of Supervisors will open sealed bids at 10:00 a.m. October 11, 2022 for the rent of the O’Brien County Farm located on the N ½ of Section 5, Highland Township.  The total acres are 297.43.  The minimum bid will be $275.00 per acre.  The lease will Read More »

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SEPT. 1 THRU DEC. 31, 2022 SNOWMOBILE, ATV, ORV & ORM CAN BE RENEWED FOR REGISTRATION YEAR 2023

YOU CAN NOW RENEW YOUR SNOWMOBILE, ATV, ORV & ORM IN THE RECORDER’S OFFICE, 2ND FLOOR OF THE O’BRIEN COUNTY COURTHOUSE. RENEWAL FEE IS $17.75. PLEASE ADD $1.00 IF DOING BY MAIL. EFFECTIVE 1-1-2013, IF A SNOWMOBILE IS RIDDEN ON ANY PUBLIC LAND, LAKES; YOU ARE NOW REQUIRED TO HAVE USERS PERMIT FOR $17.75. THESE Read More »

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IT Technician Job – Applications being accepted

O’BRIEN COUNTY IT TECHNICIAN   Status: Full-Time Location: Primghar, IA Salary: Negotiable based on experience Benefits: Full-time employment comes with access to affordable health, dental, & vision insurance, IPERS contributions, life insurance, and additional voluntary benefit opportunities.   O’Brien County is seeking a qualified individual to fill our vacant Information Technology Technician position.  Are you Read More »

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Official Results of the June 7, 2022 Primary Election

For O’Brien County official results link click below. Official Results 2022 Primary Click the link below for the statewide election results. Iowa Secretary of State Election Night Results

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CO2 (Carbon Dioxide) Pipeline Information

The following links are for information shared with the O’Brien County Supervisors at their January 11, 2022 meeting with Summit Carbon Solutions Summit Carbon Solutions Map   Summit Central Pipeline Project Public Information

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Assistant Engineer – Job Opening

Assistant Engineer – O’Brien County O’Brien County is taking applications for an Assistant Engineer to work out of our Primghar, Iowa office. Duties will include designing engineering plans and specifications for road and bridge construction and maintenance projects and overseeing the work of survey crews and construction projects.   Salary:  $65,000 – $90,000 depending on qualifications. Read More »

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O’Brien County Property Search

Property Search

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