Vital Records in Indiana

Vital records in Indiana are maintained by the Indiana State Department of Health, where they issue certified copies of birth and death certificates. While the State Department does have an informational index of marriages, certified copies must be requested from the county where the marriage. Divorce records are only maintained at the county-level. Specific county offices have the oldest vital records, but only for citizens of that county.

Below is a table showing the year ranges that the Indiana State Department of Health can provide:

Record Type Available From
Indiana Birth Records October 1907 – 2017
Indiana Death Records January 1900 – 2017
Indiana Divorce Records dependent on county
Indiana Marriage Records 1958 – 2017

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County Year Founded
Adams County, IN March 1, 1836
Allen County, IN April 1, 1824
Bartholomew County, IN February 12, 1821
Benton County, IN February 18, 1840
Blackford County, IN April 2, 1838
Boone County, IN April 1, 1830
Brown County, IN February 3, 1836
Carroll County, IN January 17, 1828
Cass County, IN December 18, 1828
Clark County, IN February 3, 1801
Clay County, IN February 12, 1825
Clinton County, IN January 29, 1830
Crawford County, IN January 29, 1818
Daviess County, IN February 2, 1818
Dearborn County, IN March 7, 1803
Decatur County, IN December 12, 1821
DeKalb County, IN February 7, 1835
Delaware County, IN January 26, 1827
Dubois County, IN December 20, 1818
Elkhart County, IN April 1, 1830
Fayette County, IN January 29, 1818
Floyd County, IN January 2, 1819
Fountain County, IN December 20, 1825
Franklin County, IN February 1, 1811
Fulton County, IN February 7, 1836
Gibson County, IN April 1, 1813
Grant County, IN February 10, 1831
Greene County, IN January 5, 1821
Hamilton County, IN January 8, 1823
Hancock County, IN March 1, 1828
Harrison County, IN December 1, 1808
Hendricks County, IN December 20, 1824
Henry County, IN December 31, 1821
Howard County, IN January 15, 1844
Huntington County, IN February 2, 1832
Jackson County, IN January 1, 1816
Jasper County, IN February 7, 1835
Jay County, IN February 7, 1835
Jefferson County, IN November 23, 1810
Jennings County, IN December 27, 1816
Johnson County, IN December 31, 1823
Knox County, IN June 6, 1790
Kosciusko County, IN February 7, 1835
LaGrange County, IN February 2, 1832
Lake County, IN March 1, 1839
LaPorte County, IN January 1, 1832
Lawrence County, IN January 7, 1818
Madison County, IN January 4, 1823
Marion County, IN April 1, 1822
Marshall County, IN February 7, 1835
Martin County, IN January 20, 1820
Miami County, IN January 30, 1833
Monroe County, IN January 14, 1818
Montgomery County, IN 1823
Morgan County, IN December 31, 1822
Newton County, IN December 8, 1859
Noble County, IN February 7, 1835
Ohio County, IN January 4, 1844
Orange County, IN February 1, 1816
Owen County, IN December 21, 1818
Parke County, IN January 9, 1821
Perry County, IN November 1, 1814
Pike County, IN December 21, 1816
Porter County, IN February 7, 1835
Posey County, IN November 11, 1814
Pulaski County, IN February 7, 1835
Putnam County, IN December 31, 1822
Randolph County, IN January 10, 1818
Ripley County, IN December 27, 1816
Rush County, IN December 31, 1821
St. Joseph County, IN January 29, 1830
Scott County, IN January 12, 1820
Shelby County, IN December 31, 1821
Spencer County, IN January 10, 1818
Starke County, IN February 7, 1835
Steuben County, IN February 7, 1837
Sullivan County, IN December 30, 1816
Switzerland County, IN October 1, 1814
Tippecanoe County, IN March 1, 1826
Tipton County, IN January 15, 1844
Union County, IN January 5, 1821
Vanderburgh County, IN January 7, 1818
Vermillion County, IN January 2, 1824
Vigo County, IN February 1, 1818
Wabash County, IN January 30, 1833
Warren County, IN January 19, 1827
Warrick County, IN April 30, 1813
Washington County, IN December 21, 1813
Wayne County, IN November 27, 1810
Wells County, IN February 7, 1837
White County, IN February 1, 1834
Whitley County, IN February 7, 1835