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When was LaPorte County, IN Created?
LaPorte County was established on January 9,1832 from St. Joseph County and Unorganized Land This county was name means the port in French, which refers to the county's harbors on Lake Michigan.
What counties are adjacent to LaPorte County, IN?
Bordering Counties are Berrien County, Michigan (north), St. Joseph County (east), Starke County (south), Jasper County (southwest), Porter County (west).
What cities and towns are in LaPorte County, IN?
Cities and towns located in the County include La Porte, Michigan City, Kingsbury, Kingsford Heights, LaCrosse, Long Beach, Michiana Shores, Pottawattamie Park, Trail Creek, Wanatah, Westville.
What Townships are in LaPorte County, IN?
Townships located in the County include Cass, Center, Clinton, Coolspring, Dewey, Galena, Hanna, Hudson, Johnson, Kankakee, Lincoln, Michigan, New Durham, Noble, Pleasant, Prairie, Scipio, Springfield, Union, Washington, Wills.
Where can find LaPorte County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
LaPorte 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 LaPorte 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 LaPorte County Department of Health, 809 State St., Suite 401 A, LaPorte, IN 46350; Phone: (219) 326-6808 or (219) 874-5611 ext 2200; maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records. They have Birth & Death Records from 1882.
What LaPorte 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 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
LaPorte Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. LaPorte Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. LaPorte 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 LaPorte County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in LaPorte 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 LaPorte County, IN?
A list of LaPorte County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Indiana Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other LaPorte County, IN Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in LaPorte County, IN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to LaPorte 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.