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Randolph County, Indiana Facts

Randolph County

When was Randolph County, IN Created?
Randolph County was established on August 10, 1818 from Wayne County. This county was named for Randolph County, North Carolina, which is itself named for first President of the Continental Congress Peyton Randolph.

What is the County Seat of Randolph County, IN?
The County Seat is located in Winchester also, the county government website is www.randolphcounty.us/ .

What counties are adjacent to Randolph County, IN?
Bordering Counties are  Jay County (north), Darke County, Ohio (east), Wayne County (south), Henry County (southwest), Delaware County (west).

What cities and towns are in Randolph County, IN?
Cities and towns located in the County include  Farmland, Losantville, Lynn, Modoc, Parker City, Ridgeville, Saratoga, Union City, Winchester.

What Townships are in Randolph County, IN?
Townships located in the County include  Franklin, Green, Greensfork, Jackson, Monroe, Stoney Creek, Union, Ward, Washington, Wayne, White River.


Randolph County, IN Vital Records

Where can find Randolph County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Randolph 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 Randolph 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 Randolph County Department of Health, 211 S. Main St., Winchester, IN 47394-1824 ; Phone: 765-584-1155 ; maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records. They have Birth & Death Records from 1882.


Randolph County, IN Census Records

What Randolph 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.

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


Randolph County, IN Courthouse and Government Records


Randolph County Courthouse

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

  • Randolph County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 123 W Franklin Street, Winchester IN 47394
  • Randolph 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: 765-584-7207
    • Marriage Records: 1819
    • Probate Records: 1819
    • Court Records: ?
  • Randolph 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: 765-584-7300
    • Land Records: 1820
  • Randolph 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

Randolph County, IN Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

What other genealogical resources are available in Randolph County, IN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Randolph 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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Randolph Co. IN Cemeteries & Church Records

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Randolph Co. IN Military Records

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