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Union County, Indiana
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Union County, Indiana Facts

Union County

When was Union County, IN Created?
Union County was established on February 1, 1821 from Fayette County, Franklin County and Wayne County.

What is the County Seat of Union County, IN?
The County Seat is located in Liberty also, the county government website is .

What counties are adjacent to Union County, IN?
Bordering Counties are   Wayne County, Preble County, Ohio, Butler County, Ohio, Franklin County, Fayette County.

Union County, IN Vital Records

Where can find Union County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Union 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 Union 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 Union County Department of Health, 6 West South Street, Ste 2, Liberty, IN 47353; Phone: 765-458-5393

Union County, IN Census Records

What Union 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.

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

Union County, IN Courthouse and Government Records

Union County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Union County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Union 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 Union 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.

  • Union County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 26 W Union St, Liberty, IN 47353-1347
  • Union County Clerk
    • Phone: (765) 458-6121
    • Marriage Records: 1821
    • Probate Records: 1821
    • Court Records: ?
  • Union County Recorder
    • Phone: (765) 458-5434
    • Land Records: 1821
  • BLM Land Records

Union County, IN Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

What other genealogical resources are available in Union County, IN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Union 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.

Union Co. IN Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Union Co. IN Books, Newspapers & Publications

Union Co. IN Cemeteries & Church Records

Union Co. IN Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Union Co. IN General and History Websites

Union Co. IN Military Records

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