Jasper County, Indiana Genealogy Guide2016-06-30T21:26:46+00:00

Jasper County, Indiana Genealogy Guide

Jasper County, Indiana (Map It) was created on March 15, 1838 from Wabash New Purchase and Unorganized Land. This county was named for Sgt. William Jasper, hero of the American Revolutionary War. Learn More About State of Indiana History

Jasper County is bordered by  Porter County (north), La Porte (northeast), Starke County (east), Pulaski County (east), White County (southeast), Benton County (south), Newton County (west), Lake County (northwest).

Jasper County Cities and Towns include  Collegeville, De Motte, Remington, Rensselaer, Roselawn, Wheatfield.

Jasper County Townships include  Barkley, Carpenter, Gillam, Hanging Grove, Jordan, Kankakee, Keener, Marion, Milroy, Newton, Union, Walker, Wheatfield. See Map of Jasper County Townships.

Jasper County, Indiana Courthouse Records

Jasper County, Indiana Courthouse
Jasper County, IN Courthouse

The Jasper County Courthouse is located in Rensselaer, Indiana. Courthouse destroyed by Fire in 1864, Clerk's records were lost--deeds and deed indexes escaped damage. 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 Jasper 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.

  • Jasper County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1850, Probate Records from 1864 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.
  • Jasper County Recorder has Land Records from 1838. 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.
  • Jasper 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.
  • Jasper County Department of Health has Birth & Death Records from 1882. The County Department of Health maintains and provides Certified Birth and Death Records.

Jasper County, Indiana Census Records

Jasper County, Indiana Vital Records

Jasper County, Indiana Resources

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