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When was Whitley County, IN Created?
Whitley County was established on January 29, 1839 from Unorganized Land (became effective April 1, 1839). This county was named for Col. William Whitley, hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe.
What cities and towns are in Whitley County, IN?
Cities and towns located in the County include Churubusco, Columbia City, Larwill, South Whitley.
What Townships are in Whitley County, IN?
Townships located in the County include Cleveland, Columbia, Etna-Troy, Jefferson, Richland, Smith, Thorncreek, Union, Washington.
Where can find Whitley County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Whitley 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 Whitley 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 Whitley County Department of Health, 220 W. Van Buren St., Ste 111, Columbia City, IN 46725 ; Phone: 260-248-3121 ; maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records. They have Birth & Death Records from 1882.
What Whitley 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.
Whitley Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Whitley Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Whitley 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 Whitley County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Whitley 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 Whitley County, IN?
A list of Whitley County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Indiana Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Whitley County, IN Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Whitley County, IN?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Whitley 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.