Miami County, Indiana Genealogy Guide

Miami County, Indiana (Map It) was created on March 1, 1834 from Cass County and Unorganized Land. This county was named for Miami Native American people . Learn More About State of Indiana History

Miami County is bordered by  Fulton County (north), Wabash County (east), Grant County (southeast), Howard County (south), Cass County (west).

Miami County Cities and Towns include  Amboy, Bunker Hill, Converse, Denver, Macy, Mexico, Peru.

Miami County Townships include  Allen, Butler, Clay, Deer Creek, Erie, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Perry, Peru, Pipe Creek, Richland, Union, Washington. See Map of Miami County Townships.

Miami County, Indiana Courthouse Records

Miami County, Indiana Courthouse
Miami County, IN Courthouse

The Miami County Courthouse is located in Peru, Indiana. Courthouse destroyed by Fire in Mar. 1843, All records destroyed--deeds from 1828 survived. 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 Miami 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.

  • Miami County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1843, Probate Records from 1843 and Court Records from ?. 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.
  • Miami County Recorder has Land Records from 1836. 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.
  • Miami 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.
  • Miami County Department of Health has Birth & Death Records from 1882. The County Department of Health maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records.

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