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Carroll County, Indiana Facts

Carroll County

When was Carroll County, IN Created?
Carroll County was established on January 7, 1828 from Adams New Purchase, Wabash New Purchase and Unorganized Land. This county was named for Charles Carroll, signer of the Declaration of Independence.

What is the County Seat of Carroll County, IN?
The County Seat is located in Delphi also, the county government website is www.carrollcountyin.gov/ .

What counties are adjacent to Carroll County, IN?
Bordering Counties are  Cass County (northeast), Howard County (east), Clinton County (south), Tippecanoe County (southwest), White County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Carroll County, IN?
Cities and towns located in the County include  Burlington, Camden, Delphi, Flora, Yeoman.

What Townships are in Carroll County, IN?
Townships located in the County include  Adams, Burlington, Carrollton, Clay, Deer Creek, Democrat, Jackson, Jefferson, Liberty, Madison, Monroe, Rock Creek, Tippecanoe, Washington.


Carroll County, IN Vital Records

Where can find Carroll County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Carroll County vital records can be found at the Indiana Office of Vital Records which has copies of birth and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Indiana for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Carroll County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Indiana Birth Certificate or Death Certificate Applications to mail.

Vital Records can also be found in the Carroll County Department of Health, 101 W. Main Street, Delphi, IN 46923-1566 ; Phone: 765-564-3420 ; maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records. They have Birth & Death Records from 1882.


Carroll County, IN Census Records

What Carroll County, IN census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Adams County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Carroll Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Carroll Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Carroll Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Indiana Census Records Research Guide


Carroll County, IN Courthouse and Government Records


Carroll County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Carroll County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Carroll County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Indiana Corthouse Records Research Guide

  • Carroll County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 101 W Main St, Delphi, IN 46923
  • Carroll County Clerk responsiblities include administering Court Records of all Court Cases, prepares the Court's permanent historical record, performs marriage ceremonies, process marriage applications and issue marriage licenses, processes and distributes documents for court cases, and keeps a record of all wills and matters of trust in probate proceedings. The County Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  The staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
    • Phone: 765-564-4485
    • Marriage Records: 1829
    • Probate Records: 1829
    • Court Records: 1829
  • Carroll County Recorder maintains, preserves and Records Deeds, Mortgages, Assignments, Releases, Powers of Attorney, Real Estate Contracts, Annexations, Trustee Elections, Affidavits, Final Decrees, Surveys, Federal Tax Liens, Mechanics Liens, Military Discharges, Articles of Incorporation, Cemetery Deeds, Bonds, Plats, Condominiums, Firms Doing Business Under Assumed Names, Delinquent Sewer Liens, and Miscellaneous Instruments.
    • Phone: 765-564-2124
    • Land Records: 1829
  • Carroll County Treasurer's Office is responsible for collecting taxes. The treasurer also receives distributions of local income and other taxes that are collected by the state such as real estate tax, personal property tax, mobile home tax, state assessed tax, and the following miscellaneous taxes: auto excise tax, inheritance tax, and innkeeper's tax.
  • BLM Land Records

Carroll County, IN Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Carroll County, IN?
A list of Carroll County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Indiana Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Carroll County, IN Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Carroll County, IN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Carroll County. These genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some require a cost. This is simply a collection that has been gathered or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site over another.

Carroll Co. IN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

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Carroll Co. IN Cemeteries & Church Records

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Carroll Co. IN Military Records

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