Steuben County, Indiana Genealogy Guide

Steuben County, Indiana (Map It) was created on May 1, 1837 from Unorganized Land. This county was named for Baron Frederick von Steuben, Prussian-born noble who trained colonial soldiers during the American Revolutionary War. Learn More About State of Indiana History

Steuben County is bordered by  Branch County, Michigan (north), Hillsdale County, Michigan (northeast), Williams County, Ohio (east), DeKalb County (south), Noble County (southwest), LaGrange County (west).

Steuben County Cities and Towns include  Angola, Ashley, Clear Lake, Fremont, Hamilton, Hudson, Orland.

Steuben County Townships include  Clear Lake, Fremont, Jackson, Jamestown, Millgrove, Otsego, Pleasant, Richland, Salem, Scott, Steuben, York. See Map of Steuben County Townships.

Steuben County, Indiana Courthouse Records

Steuben County, Indiana Courthouse
Steuben County, IN Courthouse

The Steuben County Courthouse is located in Angola, Indiana. 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 Steuben 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.

  • Steuben County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1832, Probate Records from 1845 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.
  • Steuben 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.
  • Steuben 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.
  • Steuben County Department of Health has Birth & Death Records from ?. The County Department of Health maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records.

Steuben County, Indiana Census Records

Steuben County, Indiana Vital Records

Steuben County, Indiana Resources

Steuben County, Indiana External Links

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