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When was Franklin County, IN Created?
Franklin County was established on November 27, 1810 from Clark County and Dearborn County. This county was named for Writer, orator, scholar, and founding father Benjamin Franklin.
What counties are adjacent to Franklin County, IN?
Bordering Counties are Fayette County, Union County, Butler County, Ohio, Hamilton County, Ohio, Dearborn County, Ripley County, Decatur County, Rush County.
What cities and towns are in Franklin County, IN?
Cities and towns located in the County include Batesville, Brookville, Cedar Grove, Laurel, Metamora, Mount Carmel, Oldenburg .
What Townships are in Franklin County, IN?
Townships located in the County include Bath, Blooming Grove, Brookville, Butler, Fairfield, Highland, Laurel, Metamora, Posey, Ray, Salt Creek, Springfield and Whitewater .
Where can find Franklin County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Franklin 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 Franklin 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 Franklin County Department of Health, 1010 Franklin Ave – Room 210, Brookville, IN 47012; Phone: 765-647-4322; maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records. They have Birth & Death Records from 1882.
What Franklin 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 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Franklin Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Franklin Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Franklin 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 Franklin County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Franklin 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 Franklin County, IN?
A list of Franklin County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Indiana Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Franklin County, IN Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Franklin County, IN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Franklin 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.