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Warren County, Indiana
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Warren County, Indiana Facts

When was Warren County, IN Created?
Warren County was established on March 1, 1827 from Wabash New Purchase and Unorganized Land. This county was named for Dr. Joseph WarrenAmerican Revolutionary War hero .

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

What counties are adjacent to Warren County, IN?
Bordering Counties are   Benton CountyTippecanoe CountyFountain CountyVermillion CountyVermilion County, Illinois.

What cities and towns are in Warren County, IN?
Cities and towns located in the County include  Pine Village, Hedrick, Pence, Stewart, State Line City, Carbondale, Judyville, Kramer, Green HillFoster, West Lebanon, Rainsville, Tab, Johnsonville, Marshfield, Independence, Winthrop, Williamsport.

What Townships are in Warren County, IN?
Townships located in the County include  Adams, Jordan, Kent, Liberty, Medina, Mound, Pike, Pine, Prairie, Steuben, Warren, Washington.

Warren County, IN Vital Records

Where can find Warren County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Warren 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 Warren 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 Warren County Department of Health, 208 Perry St., Attica, IN 47918-1352 ; Phone: 765-762-3035  ; maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records. They have Birth & Death Records from 1882.

Warren County, IN Census Records

What Warren 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 183018401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Warren County, IN Courthouse and Government Records

Warren County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Warren County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Warren County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Indiana Corthouse Records Research Guide.

  • Warren County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 125 North Monroe Street, Williamsport, IN 47993
  • Warren County Clerk responsiblities include administering Court Records of all Court Cases, prepares the Court’s permanent historical record, performs marriage ceremonies, process marriage applications and issue marriage licenses, processes and distributes documents for court cases, and keeps a record of all wills and matters of trust in probate proceedings. The County Clerk’s Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  The staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
    • Phone: (765) 762-3510
    • Marriage Records: 1827
    • Probate Records: 1829
    • Court Records: 1827
  • Warren County Recorder maintains, preserves and Records Deeds, Mortgages, Assignments, Releases, Powers of Attorney, Real Estate Contracts, Annexations, Trustee Elections, Affidavits, Final Decrees, Surveys, Federal Tax Liens, Mechanics Liens, Military Discharges, Articles of Incorporation, Cemetery Deeds, Bonds, Plats, Condominiums, Firms Doing Business Under Assumed Names, Delinquent Sewer Liens, and Miscellaneous Instruments.
    • Phone: 765-762-3174
    • Land Records: 1830
  • Warren County Treasurer’s Office is responsible for collecting taxes. The treasurer also receives distributions of local income and other taxes that are collected by the state such as real estate tax, personal property tax, mobile home tax, state assessed tax, and the following miscellaneous taxes: auto excise tax, inheritance tax, and innkeeper’s tax.
  • BLM Land Records

Warren County, IN Societies and Family History Resources

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

  • Warren County Historian, Terri L. Wargo, 3404 W. 575 S., Williamsport, IN 47993-8287; Home Phone: (765) 893-4623, Work Phone: (765) 893-4605
  • Warren County Historical Society, P.O. Box 176, Williamsport, IN 47993-0176; Phone: (765) 893-4605
  • Indiana State Archives, 6440 E. 30th St., Indianapolis, IN 46219; (317) 591-5222
  • Indiana State Library, 140 North Senate Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46204-2296
  • Indiana Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 10507, Fort Wayne IN 46852
  • Indiana Historical Society, 450 W. Ohio St, Indianapolis,IN 46202

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

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

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Warren Co. IN Military Records