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County Courthouse

Crawford County Courthouse
316 S Court
English, IN 47118-0375
Phone: 812.338.2565


County Clerk has marriage records from 1818,
divorce, probate and court records from 1860;
County Health Department has birth and death records;
County Recorder has land records[1]


Parent County

1818--Crawford County was created 29 January 1818 from Orange,Harrison and Perry Counties.
County seat: English [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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

  • Index to Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Census for Crawford County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)
  • Crawford County, Indiana: Census Records and Indexes - Linkpendium





Local Histories

  • Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 FHL Collection  other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE


  • Crawford County, Indiana: Maps and Gazetteers - Linkpendium


Civil War

Civil War service men from Crawford County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment)that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Crawford County.

  • Crawford Co, Indiana Civil War Soldiers -
  • Civil War Military Records - INGenWeb
  • MILITARY PERSONS (Who served from Crawford Co., IN or are buried in the county.) INGenWeb

Civil War Books

  • "Civil War" Chapter 14 in Pleasant, Hazen Hayes. 1926. A history of Crawford County, Indiana. (Greenfield, Ind: Wm. Mitchell Printing Co.), (page 229-306, Regiment, Companies, Name's, history of Knight of Golden Circle), 977.228 H2p FHL US/CAN Book  FHL Collection   other libraies  $



School Records


Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Crawford County, Indiana 211 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).


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