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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.

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, Darke County, Ohio, Wayne County, Henry County, Delaware County.


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?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Randolph County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Indiana courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Indiana residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Randolph County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. 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
    • Phone: 765-584-7207
    • Marriage Records: 1819
    • Probate Records: 1819
    • Court Records: ?
  • Randolph County Recorder
    • Phone: 765-584-7300
    • Land Records: 1820
  • 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.

Randolph Co. IN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Randolph Co. IN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Randolph Co. IN Cemeteries & Church Records

Randolph Co. IN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Randolph Co. IN General and History Websites

Randolph Co. IN Military Records

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