Greene County, Indiana Genealogy Guide2016-06-30T21:23:06+00:00

Greene County, Indiana Genealogy Guide

Greene County, Indiana (Map It) was created on February 5, 1821 from Sullivan County and Unorganized Land. This county was named for Gen. Nathanael Greene, hero of the American Revolutionary War. Learn More About State of Indiana History

Greene County is bordered by  Clay County (north), Owen County (north), Monroe County (east), Lawrence County (southeast), Martin County (south), Daviess County (south), Knox County (southwest), Sullivan County (west).

Greene County Cities and Towns include  Bloomfield, Jasonville, Linton, Lyons, Solsberry, Newberry, Switz City, Worthington.

Greene County Townships include  Beech Creek, Cass, Center, Fairplay, Grant, Highland, Jackson, Jefferson, Richland, Smith, Stafford, Stockton, Taylor, Washington, Wright. See Map of Greene County Townships.

Greene County, Indiana Courthouse Records

Greene County, Indiana Courthouse
Greene County, IN Courthouse

The Greene County Courthouse is located in Bloomfield, 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 Greene 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.

  • Greene County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1821, Probate Records from 1823 and Court Records from 1831. 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.
  • Greene County Recorder has Land Records from 1822. 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.
  • Greene 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.
  • Greene County Department of Health has Birth & Death Records from 1885 / 1893. The County Department of Health maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records.

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