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United States Gotoarrow.png Indiana Gotoarrow.png Orange County

Guide to Orange County Indiana genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Orange County, Indiana
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Founded December 26, 1815
County Seat Paoli
Courthouse
Address Orange County Courthouse
Court St.
Paoli, IN 47454
Phone: 812.723.2649
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Contents

Historical Facts

Parent County

1815--Orange County was created 26 December 1815 from Washington, Knox and Gibson Counties.
County seat: Paoli [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Cemeteries

  • Look under Cemeteries for Orange County - USGenWeb

Census Records

For tips on accessing Orange County, Indiana census records online, see: Indiana Census.

Church Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

History

Local Histories

  • History of Washington County Indiana: A Re-Production of the Original "History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Counties" 1884. (Salem, Ind: Washington County Historical Society, 1999.) 977.226 H2Lc FHL FHL Collectionother libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Historical Articles of Orange County - INGenWeb

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

War of 1812

Civil War

Civil War service men from Orange County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Orange County.

Civil War Books

  • "Military History Of Orange County" Chapter 7 in History of Washington County Indiana: A Re-Production of the Original "History of Lawrence, Orange and Washington Counties" 1884. (Salem, Ind: Washington County Historical Society, 1999.), (page 508-529, Regiment, Companies),977.226 H2Lc FHL FHL Collectionother libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Archives

County Courthouse

Orange County Courthouse
Court St;
Paoli, IN 47454
Phone: 812.723.2649

County Health Department has birth records
from 1882, death and burial records.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce,
probate and court records from from 1816.
County Recorder has land records from 1816.[2]

Family History Centers

Museums

Libraries

Societies

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Look under Vital Records for Orange County - USGenWeb
  • Indiana State Digital Archives for Death, E-Publication, Institution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)

Birth Records

Marriage Records

Death Records

Voter Registration

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Orange County, Indiana 215 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.