front view of Shelby County Courthouse


612 Court St., Harlan, IA 51537

Monday through Friday except for legal holidays

8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

See individual office hours below

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All County Offices will be closed on the following legal holidays during 2021.

New Year’s Day – Friday, January 1

Presidents’ Day – Monday, February 15

Memorial Day – Monday, May 31

Independence Day observed– Monday, July 5

Labor Day – Monday, September 6

Veterans’ Day – Thursday, November 11

Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 25

Friday after Thanksgiving – Friday, November 26

Christmas Day observed– Friday, December 24

New Year’s Day observed – Friday, December 31

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The County Auditor is the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors. To be placed on the Board’s agenda, contact Mark Maxwell, Shelby County Auditor: 712.755.3831 (Option 6) or