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When was Perry County, IN Created?
Perry County was established on November 1, 1814 from Gibson County and Warrick County. This county was named forCommodore Oliver Hazard Perry, hero of the War of 1812 .
What counties are adjacent to Perry County, IN?
Bordering Counties are Crawford County (northeast), Meade County, Kentucky (east), Breckinridge County, Kentucky (southeast), Hancock County, Kentucky (southwest), Spencer County (west), Dubois County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Perry County, IN?
Cities and towns located in the County include Cannelton, Tell City, Troy.
What Townships are in Perry County, IN?
Townships located in the County include Anderson, Clark, Leopold, Oil, Tobin, Troy, Union.
Where can find Perry County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Perry 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 Perry 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 Perry County Department of Health, 8th Street, Courthouse Annex, Cannelton, IN 47520-1251 ; Phone: 812-547-2746 ; maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records. They have Birth & Death Records from 1882.
What Perry 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.
Perry Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Perry Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Perry 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 Perry County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Perry 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 Perry County, IN?
A list of Perry County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Indiana Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Perry County, IN Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Perry County, IN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Perry 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.