Henry County, Indiana Genealogy Guide

Henry County, Indiana (Map It) was created on June 1, 1822 from Delaware New Purchase. This county was named for Patrick Henry, attorney, orator, and founding father . Learn More About State of Indiana History

Henry County is bordered by  Delaware County (north), Randolph County (northeast), Wayne County (east), Fayette County (southeast), Rush County (south), Hancock County (southwest), Madison County (northwest).

Henry County Cities and Towns include  Ashland, Blountsville, Cadiz, Corwin, Dunreith, Fayne Siding, Foley, Grant City, Greensboro, Hillsboro, Honey Creek, Kennard, Knightstown, Lewisville, Luray, Maple Valley, Mechanicsburg, Messick, Middletown, Millville, Mooreland, Mount Lawn, Mount Summit, New Castle, New Lisbon, Ogden, Pierson Station, Raysville, Rogersville, Shirley, Spiceland, Springport, Stone Quarry Mills, Straughn, Sulphur Springs, Van Nuys, Westwood, Woodville.

Henry County Townships include  Blue River, Dudley, Fall Creek, Franklin, Greensboro, Harrison, Henry, Jefferson, Liberty, Prairie, Spiceland, Stoney Creek, Wayne. See Map of Henry County Townships.

Henry County, Indiana Courthouse Records

Henry County, Indiana Courthouse
Henry County, IN Courthouse

The Henry County Courthouse is located in New Castle, Indiana. Courthouse destroyed by Fire in Feb. 1864, Clerk, recorded, auditor and treasurer's records were saved. Learn More About State of Indiana Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Henry county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Henry County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1823, Probate Records from 1822 and Court Records from 1825. The 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.
  • Henry County Recorder has Land Records from 1824. The 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.
  • Henry 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.
  • Henry County Department of Health has Birth & Death Records from 1882. The County Department of Health maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records.

Henry County, Indiana Census Records

Henry County, Indiana Vital Records

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