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When was Ripley County, IN Created?
Ripley County was established on April 10, 1818 from Dearborn County and Jefferson County. This county was named for Gen. Eleazer Wheelock Ripley, hero of the War of 1812.
What counties are adjacent to Ripley County, IN?
Bordering Counties are Franklin County (north), Dearborn County (east), Ohio County (southeast), Switzerland County (southeast), Jefferson County (south), Jennings County (west), Decatur County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Ripley County, IN?
Cities and towns located in the County include Batesville, Holton, Milan, Napoleon, Osgood, Sunman, Versailles.
What Townships are in Ripley County, IN?
Townships located in the County include Adams, Brown, Center, Delaware, Franklin, Jackson, Johnson, Laughery, Otter Creek, Shelby, Washington.
Where can find Ripley County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Ripley 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 Ripley 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 Ripley County Department of Health, 102 W. 1st N St., Ste 106, Versailles, IN 47042-0423 ; Phone: 812-689-5751 ; maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records. They have Birth & Death Records from 1882.
What Ripley 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.
Ripley Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Ripley Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Ripley 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 Ripley County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Ripley 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 Ripley County, IN?
A list of Ripley County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Indiana Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Ripley County, IN Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Ripley County, IN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Ripley 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.