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Noble County, Indiana Facts

Noble County

When was Noble County, IN Created?
Noble County was established on March 1, 1836 from Unorganized Land. This county was named for U.S. Senator James Noble or Governor of Indiana Noah Noble, brothers.

What is the County Seat of Noble County, IN?
The County Seat is located in Albion also, the county government website is nobleco.squarespace.com/ .

What counties are adjacent to Noble County, IN?
Bordering Counties are  LaGrange County (north), Steuben County (northeast), DeKalb County (east), Allen County (southeast), Whitley County (south), Kosciusko County (southwest), Elkhart County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Noble County, IN?
Cities and towns located in the County include  Albion, Avilla, Cromwell, Kendallville, Kimmell, LaOtto, Ligonier, Rome City, Wilmot, Wolf Lake, Bear Lake.

What Townships are in Noble County, IN?
Townships located in the County include  Albion, Allen, Elkhart, Green, Jefferson, Noble, Orange, Perry, Sparta, Swan, Washington, Wayne, York.


Noble County, IN Vital Records

Where can find Noble County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Noble 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 Noble 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 Noble County Department of Health, 2090 N State Road 9, Ste C, Albion, IN 46701-9566 ; Phone: 260-636-2191 ; maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records. They have Birth & Death Records from 1882.


Noble County, IN Census Records

What Noble 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.

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


Noble County, IN Courthouse and Government Records


Noble County Courthouse

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

  • Noble County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 101 North Orange Street, Albion, Indiana 46701
  • Noble 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: 260-636-2736
    • Marriage Records: 1859
    • Probate Records: 1854
    • Court Records: ?
  • Noble 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: 260-636-2672
    • Land Records: 1834
  • Noble 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

Noble County, IN Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

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