Shelby County Property Search (Iowa)

Search free Shelby County, IA property, land, and tax records through local government assessors, auditors, clerks, property appraisers, deeds recorders, treasurers, tax collectors, city halls, and town halls.


The Shelby County Assessor is responsible for determining the value of property in order to determine Shelby County property taxes. The Shelby County Assessment Office collect data from on-site inspections, value assessments for construction or improvements, comparable sales, and calculations of depreciation. The Shelby County Tax Assessor maintains current data on every parcel in the Shelby County, which includes ownership information, maps of property lines, inventories of parcels and structures, and the value of all the property in the Shelby County, IA. The Shelby County Assessor’s Office can answer questions regarding Shelby County property tax appeals and assessments, Shelby County property tax rates and payment due dates.

Shelby County Assessor's Office Harlan IA 612 Court Street 51537 712-755-5718


The Shelby County Clerk files important documents and preserves municipal records in order to maintain an archive of Shelby County property records that can be accessed by the public. The Clerk's Office is a valuable source of information on property in Shelby County, Iowa. The Shelby County Clerk's Office contains documentation on real estate excise taxes, registered land, and property transactions, as well as land documents including Shelby County deeds, mortgages, and liens on properties.

Earling City Clerk Office Earling IA 117 Main Street 51530 712-747-2181

Elk Horn City Clerk Elk Horn IA 2027 Washington Street 51531 712-764-5514

Shelby County Clerk of Court Harlan IA 612 Court Street 51537 712-755-5543


The Shelby County Recorders of Deeds maintain public records, particularly documents related to property and land records, and make them available for public access in Shelby County, IA. The Office of Recorder of Deeds in Shelby County is a valuable source of information on property records The Recorder of Deeds maintains documents on land transactions within its jurisdictions, including Shelby County deeds and titles, mortgages, property ownership records, surveys, and easements, as well as tax liens.

Shelby County Recorder of Deeds Harlan IA PO Box 67 51537 712-755-5640


Shelby County Town Halls and City Hall are the chief administrative offices that runs the town or city. The Town Hall or City Hall often maintains records related to the locality, including Shelby County property taxes, property value assessments, and land transactions, as well as property sales and transfers in Shelby County, Iowa.

Defiance City Hall Defiance IA 206 Main Avenue 51527 712-748-3431

Elk Horn Town Hall Elk Horn IA 4212 Main Street 51531 712-764-5512

Harlan City Hall Harlan IA 711 Durant Street 51537 712-755-5137

Irwin Town Hall Irwin IA 504 Ann Street 51446 712-782-3333

Shelby City Hall Shelby IA 419 East Street 51570 712-544-2404