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Voting Information

To be eligible to vote, you must be 18 years of age or older, be a citizen of the United States, reside in Story County, and register 10 days immediately preceding an election. A resident may register to vote up to 11 days prior to an election if it’s a City, Special, or School election, and up to ten (10) days if it’s a Primary or General election by completing a registration form and submitting it to the County Auditor (because the auditor’s office is in Nevada, these forms cannot be submitted to Nevada City Hall, even though most city halls do accept them). Absentee ballots can be secured at the County office or requested by mail. For further information, please call the County Auditor at 515-382-7210. 

Post Office (zip Code 50201)

The Post Office is located at 437 K Avenue, telephone 515-382-2709. Hours are 8 am-5 pm, Monday through Friday, and 8 am-noon (12 pm) on Saturday. It is closed Sunday and holidays. The Post Office will hold your mail for 30 days while you are away from home. Complete the necessary forms at the Nevada Post Office. Call the Post Office when determining the location of your mailbox.

Social Security Administration

If you need a Social Security Card or information regarding social security, contact the Department of Social Security Administration at 866-899-1928. Visit the local office at 2615 University Blvd., Ames, Iowa.

National Council on Aging Emergency Preparedness Guide

While many Americans may have a general readiness plan for emergencies in their homes, these plans often don’t consider particular circumstances, such as limited mobility or barriers to communication. The NCOA created an Emergency Preparedness Guide, to help older Americans feel prepared should disaster strike. 

County Services/Offices in Nevada

Story County Justice Center, 1315 So. B Ave.
Includes Story County Sheriff’s Office, Story County Attorney’s Office, Courts

Story County Administration Building, 900 6th St.
Includes these offices: Treasurer, Assessor, Auditor & Elections, Board of Supervisors, Recorder, Emergency Management, GIS

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