Clerk Offices in Shelby County, Iowa

There are 3 Clerk Offices in Shelby County, Iowa, serving a population of 11,772 people in an area of 591 square miles. There is 1 Clerk Office per 3,924 people, and 1 Clerk Office per 196 square miles.

In Iowa, Shelby County is ranked 20th of 99 counties in Clerk Offices per capita, and 43rd of 99 counties in Clerk Offices per square mile.

List of Shelby County Clerk Offices

Find Shelby County, Iowa clerk offices, including county, city, and circuit clerks, and clerks of court.


Earling City Clerk Office 117 Main Street Earling, IA

Elk Horn City Clerk 2027 Washington Street Elk Horn, IA

Shelby County Clerk of Court 612 Court Street Harlan, IA

About the Shelby County Clerk Office

Clerks Offices in Shelby County, IA are responsible for maintaining public records for the county. The Clerk's office provides public access to records in accordance with local government regulations and laws. The Shelby County Office also provides support for the local elections process. The duties and responsibilities of the Clerk is regulated through Iowa state, Shelby County, and local government statutes, ordinances, charters and regulations.

Residents may contact the Office of the Clerk for questions about:
  • Shelby County public records
  • Property records, mortgage records and title deeds
  • Shelby County, Iowa vital records, birth records, death records and certificates
  • Marriage and divorce records, licenses and applications
  • Business & professional licenses, permits, and registrations
  • Election records, voter registration and poll locations

Shelby County Household Demographic Statistics

Find Shelby County Households, Marital Status, and Veteran Status. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Shelby County Households
 Shelby CountyIowa
Households5,0461,256,855
Married Couples2,597 (51.5%)634,021 (50.4%)
Nonfamily Households1,869 (37.0%)456,345 (36.3%)
Shelby County Marital Status
 Shelby CountyIowa
Married Couples2,597 (51.5%)634,021 (50.4%)
Unmarried Couples339 (3.0%)85,782 (2.8%)
Never Married Men1,260 (27.1%)410,089 (33.0%)
Separated Men45 (1.0%)11,931 (1.0%)
Widowed Men198 (4.3%)34,281 (2.8%)
Divorced Men521 (11.2%)123,752 (9.9%)
Never Married Women906 (18.4%)335,810 (26.2%)
Separated Women54 (1.1%)17,140 (1.3%)
Widowed Women584 (11.9%)122,282 (9.5%)
Divorced Women656 (13.4%)146,160 (11.4%)
Shelby County Veteran Status
 Shelby CountyIowa
Veterans836 (9.2%)188,867 (7.9%)