Polk County Auditor

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General Election 2018

General Election November 6, 2018 PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given to the qualified electors of the County of Polk, State of Iowa, that the General Election has been called and ordered to be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018.  The polls will be open from 7:00 AM until 9:00 PM. Visit our General Elec…


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2018 Polk County Dog License

Delinquent after June 30, 2018 - The Polk County Auditor’s Office issues dog licenses to citizens that live in UNINCORPORATED Polk County. We also issue dog licenses for cities that do not issue licenses per a Polk County ordinance: Ordinance No. 136 Concerning Licensing of Dogs and Control of A…


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Watershed Boundaries

November 2017 – We all live in a watershed.  In Polk County we start in the Upper Mississippi watershed and are sub-divided into smaller area units.  The USGS HUC 8, HUC 10, and HUC 12 watershed boundaries have been added to the Polk County Auditor GIS website to help visualize the location of wa…


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National Change Of Address

National Change of Address Postcard Mailing FAQs Getting election mail for someone that no longer resides at your address? Every year our office compares address changes made by residents to the U.S. Post Office with the Polk County voter registration rolls. This is required by the National Voter…


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Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Fy 16/17

The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year ending June 30, 2017 is now available. View / download


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Past Polk County Auditor List

Listing of Polk County Auditor / Polk County Judge F.B. Burbidge – elected August 1851, died October 1851 Bryon Rice (appointed) - served (1851- 1855) resigned June, 1855 Barlow Granger (appointed) - served (June 19 – August 23, 1855)  Thomas H. Napier - served (1855-1859)                        …


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Census Data Released

March 2018 - The (July 1, 2017) County census population estimate released.  Polk County population is estimated at 481,830 +51,190 since 2010 Link  American Community Survey Latest demographic and housing information for Polk County, Iowa.  US Census released the ACS results on December 7,2017 (…


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Main Office

Administration Building
111 Court Avenue, Room 230
Des Moines, IA 50309
Mon - Fri: 8 - 5, except holidays

 

Phone: (515) 286-3080

Fax: (515) 286-3608

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Election Office

George Paletta Building
120 2nd Avenue, Suite A
Des Moines, IA 50309 
Mon - Fri: 8 - 5, except holidays

 

Phone: (515) 286-3247

Fax: (515) 286-2099

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Central Accounting

Administration Building
111 Court Avenue, Room 315
Des Moines, IA 50309 
Mon - Fri: 8 - 5, except holidays

 

Phone: (515) 286-3753

Fax: (515) 323-5253

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