Hancock County IA

Lookup Public Records in Hancock CountyIowa. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Hancock County, Iowa Overview

Hancock County is a county in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,341, and the largest community and county seat is Garner. The county was established in 1851 and named for the leaders of the Continental Congress during the American Revolution, John Hancock. A total of 573 square miles defines the county lines, 571 of which is land and the remaining two are water. The county is bordered by four other Iowa counties: Winnebago to the north, Cerro Gordo to the east, Wright to the south and Kossuth to the west. As of December 2008, the unemployment rate in Hancock County was 9.1%, a notable increase from 4.0% in December 2007. The largest zip code in the county is 50438, one of 13 total zip codes used in Hancock county.

Hancock County Clerk Information

Clerk of Court
855 State Street
P.O. Box 70
Garner, IA 50438
641-923-2532

Hancock County Records

Marianne Welsch
Hancock County Assessor
855 State St
Garner, IA 50438
(641) 923-2269

Sales, building, residential, commercial and agricultural facility searches, property records, tax estimates:

Tracy L. Marshall
Hancock County Recorder’s Office
855 State Street
P.O. Box 70
Garner, Iowa 50438-0070
641-923-2464

Deeds, tax liens, plats and surveys, easements, military service records, vital records search and requests, condemnations, fee schedule, transfer tax tables:

Treasurer, Deborah Engstler
Hancock County Treasurers’ Office
855 State Street
P.O. Box 70
Garner, IA 50438
Eight blocks south of Highway 18
Property Tax: 641-923-3122
Motor Vehicle: 641-923-3341
Driver License: 641-923-4455

Motor vehicle forms, pay property taxes online, drivers license forms and manuals:

Online Fee Payments:

Hancock, IA Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200914,426
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009482
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20095
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009399
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009403
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009644
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200929
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009247
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20095,505
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,118
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009214
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20092,204
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009141
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200956
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200979
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009163
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009430
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200926
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,074
Hancock County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Hancock County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title XV, Chapter 595 and Premarital Agreements – Title XV, Chapter 596
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Hancock County Marriage License
Location:855 State Street, Garner, Iowa, 50438
Phone:641-923-2464

Hancock County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 855 State St, Garner, IA 50438, United States
Phone: 641-923-2464

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