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When was Vigo County, IN Created?
Vigo County was established on March 21, 1818 from Sullivan County (becoming effective February 15, 1818). This county was named for Francis Vigo, Italian-born colonial spy during the American Revolutionary War.
What counties are adjacent to Vigo County, IN?
Bordering Counties are Vermillion County (north), Parke County (northeast), Clay County (east), Sullivan County (south), Clark County, Illinois (southwest), Edgar County, Illinois (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Vigo County, IN?
Cities and towns located in the County include Terre Haute, West Terre Haute, Seelyville, Riley.
What Townships are in Vigo County, IN?
Townships located in the County include Fayette, Harrison, Honey Creek, Linton, Lost Creek, Nevins, Otter Creek, Pierson, Prairie Creek, Prairieton, Riley and Sugar Creek.
Where can find Vigo County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Vigo 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 Vigo 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 Vigo County Department of Health, 147 Oak St., Terre Haute, IN 47807 ; Phone: 812-462-3428 ; maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records. They have Birth & Death Records from 1882.
What Vigo 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.
Vigo Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Vigo Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Vigo 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 Vigo County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Vigo 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 Vigo County, IN?
A list of Vigo County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Indiana Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Vigo County, IN Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Vigo County, IN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Vigo 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.