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Wabash County, Indiana Facts

Wabash County

When was Wabash County, IN Created?
Wabash County was established on March 1, 1835 from Adams New Purchase and Unorganized Land.

What is the County Seat of Wabash County, IN?
The County Seat is located in Wabash also, the county government website is gov.wabash.in.datapitstop.us/ .

What counties are adjacent to Wabash County, IN?
Bordering Counties are   Kosciusko County, Whitley County, Huntington County, Grant County, Miami County, Fulton County.


Wabash County, IN Vital Records

Where can find Wabash County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Wabash 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 Wabash 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 Wabash County Department of Health, 89 West Hill Street, Wabash, IN 46992; Phone: (260) 563-0661 x 248 or 283; maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records. They have Birth & Death Records from 1899.


Wabash County, IN Census Records

What Wabash 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 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

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


Wabash County, IN Courthouse and Government Records


Wabash County Courthouse

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

  • Wabash County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
  • Wabash County Clerk
    • Address: 69 W Hill St, Wabash, IN 46992
    • Phone: (260) 563-0661
    • Marriage Records: 1835
    • Probate Records: 1847
    • Court Records: ?
  • Wabash County Recorder
    • Address: 1 W Hill St Ste 105, Wabash, IN 46992
    • Phone: (260) 563-0661 ext: 253
    • Land Records: 1835
  • BLM Land Records

Wabash County, IN Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

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