The public health of our community is of the utmost importance that is why the Auditor’s Office is currently closed to the public. However, it is important that we maintain a high level of service while keeping staff and customers safe. As always, you may contact our office at 319-892-5300 Monday – Friday. Phones will be answered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the building closure.
We appreciate your patience during this unprecedented time and we thank all of Linn County for your continued support.
The Office of County Auditor was created in 1870. The duties of the office covered areas that had previously been given to the County Judge in 1851 and to the Clerk of Court in 1861. The State Legislature added the duties of Commissioner of Elections to the Auditor's Office in the early 1970's. The County Auditor is an elected position with a term of four years.
The primary duties and responsibilities of the Linn County Auditor are as follows: