Union County, Indiana Genealogy Guide

Union County, Indiana (Map It) was created on February 1, 1821 from Fayette County, Franklin County and Wayne County. This county was named because it united sections of three adjacent counties into one new entity. Learn More About State of Indiana History

Union County is bordered by  Wayne County (north), Preble County, Ohio (east), Butler County, Ohio (southeast), Franklin County (south), Fayette County (west).

Union County Cities and Towns include  Liberty, West College Corner.

Union County Townships include  Brownsville, Center, Harmony, Harrison, Liberty, Union. See Map of Union County Townships.

Union County, Indiana Courthouse Records

Union County, Indiana Courthouse
Union County, IN Courthouse

The Union County Courthouse is located in Liberty, Indiana. Courthouse destroyed by Fire in Feb. 1903, Water damage to records only. 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 Union 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.

  • Union County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1821, Probate Records from 1821 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.
  • Union County Recorder has Land Records from 1821. 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.
  • Union 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.
  • Union County Department of Health has Birth & Death Records from ?. The County Department of Health maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records.

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Union County, Indiana Vital Records

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