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When was Elkhart County, IN Created?
Elkhart County was established on April 1, 1830 from Unorganized Land. This county was named for Disputed, but possibly the Elkhart Native American people .
What counties are adjacent to Elkhart County, IN?
Bordering Counties are St. Joseph County, Michigan (northeast), LaGrange County (east), Noble County (southeast), Kosciusko County (south), Marshall County (southwest), St. Joseph County (west), Cass County, Michigan (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Elkhart County, IN?
Cities and towns located in the County include Elkhart, Goshen, Nappanee, Bristol, Dunlap, Middlebury, Millersburg, New Paris, Simonton Lake, Wakarusa.
What Townships are in Elkhart County, IN?
Townships located in the County include Baugo, Benton, Cleveland, Clinton, Concord, Elkhart, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Locke, Middlebury, Olive, Osolo, Union, Washington, York.
Where can find Elkhart County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Elkhart 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 Elkhart 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 Elkhart County Department of Health, 608 Oakland Ave., Elkhart, IN 46516-2116 ; Phone: 574-523-2283 ; maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records. They have Birth & Death Records from 1882.
What Elkhart 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.
Elkhart Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Elkhart Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Elkhart 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
What genealogical records can I find in the Elkhart County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Elkhart County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Indiana Corthouse Records Research Guide
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Elkhart County, IN?
A list of Elkhart County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Indiana Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Elkhart County, IN Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Elkhart County, IN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Elkhart 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.