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Floyd County, Indiana Facts

Floyd County

When was Floyd County, IN Created?
Floyd County was established on January 2, 1819 from Clark County and Harrison County. This county was named for either Col.  John Floyd, a War of 1812 hero and Governor of Virginia, or early settler and state legislator Davis Floyd.

What is the County Seat of Floyd County, IN?
The County Seat is located in New Albany also, the county government website is .

What counties are adjacent to Floyd County, IN?
Bordering Counties are  Clark County (northeast), Jefferson County, Kentucky (south), Harrison County (west), Washington County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Floyd County, IN?
Cities and towns located in the County include  Galena, Georgetown, Greenville, New Albany.

What Townships are in Floyd County, IN?
Townships located in the County include  Franklin, Georgetown, Greenville, Lafayette, New Albany.

Floyd County, IN Vital Records

Where can find Floyd County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Floyd 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 Floyd 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 Floyd County Department of Health, 6412 Old Georgetown Road, Georgetown IN 47150 ; Phone: 812-923-3041 ; maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records. They have Birth & Death Records from 1882.

Floyd County, IN Census Records

What Floyd 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 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Floyd Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Floyd Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Floyd 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

Floyd County, IN Courthouse and Government Records

Floyd County Courthouse

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

  • Floyd County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 311 Hauss Square , New Albany IN 47150
  • Floyd 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: 812-948-5415
    • Marriage Records: 1819
    • Probate Records: 1819
    • Court Records: ?
  • Floyd 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: 812-948-5430
    • Land Records: 1818
  • Floyd 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

Floyd County, IN Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

What other genealogical resources are available in Floyd County, IN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Floyd 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.

Floyd Co. IN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Floyd Co. IN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Floyd Co. IN Cemeteries & Church Records

Floyd Co. IN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Floyd Co. IN General and History Websites

Floyd Co. IN Military Records

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