White County, Indiana Genealogy Guide

White County, Indiana (Map It) was created on April 1, 1834 from Wabash New Purchase. This county was named for Capt. Isaac White,  hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe. Learn More About State of Indiana History

White County is bordered by  Pulaski County (north), Cass County (east), Carroll County (southeast), Tippecanoe County (south), Benton County (west), Jasper County (northwest).

White County Cities and Towns include  Brookston, Buffalo, Burnettsville, Chalmers, Monon, Monticello, Norway, Reynolds, Wolcott.

White County Townships include  Big Creek, Cass, Honey Creek, Jackson, Liberty, Lincoln, Monon, Prairie, Princeton, Round Grove, West Point, Union. See Map of White County Townships.

White County, Indiana Courthouse Records

White County, Indiana Courthouse
White County, IN Courthouse

The White County Courthouse is located in Monticello, 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 White 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.

  • White County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1834, Probate Records from 1835 and Court Records from 1834. 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.
  • White County Recorder has Land Records from 1834. 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.
  • White 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.
  • White 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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