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When was Putnam County, IN Created?
Putnam County was established on April 1, 1822 from Owen County and Vigo County and Wabash New Purchase. This county was named for Gen. Israel Putnam, hero of the American Revolutionary War.
What counties are adjacent to Putnam County, IN?
Bordering Counties are Montgomery County (north), Hendricks County (east), Morgan County (southeast), Owen County (south), Clay County (southwest), Parke County (west).
What cities and towns are in Putnam County, IN?
Cities and towns located in the County include Bainbridge, Cloverdale, Fillmore, Greencastle, Roachdale, Russellville.
What Townships are in Putnam County, IN?
Townships located in the County include Clinton, Cloverdale, Floyd, Franklin, Greencastle, Jackson, Jefferson, Madison, Marion, Monroe, Russell, Warren, Washington.
Where can find Putnam County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Putnam 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 Putnam 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 Putnam County Department of Health, 209 W. Liberty St., Greencastle, IN 46135 ; Phone: 765-653-5210 ; maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records. They have Birth & Death Records from 1882.
What Putnam 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.
Putnam Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Putnam Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Putnam 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 Putnam County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Putnam 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 Putnam County, IN?
A list of Putnam County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Indiana Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Putnam County, IN Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Putnam County, IN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Putnam 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.