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This article is about an east-central county of Indiana. For other uses, see Delaware (disambiguation)

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County Courthouse

Delaware County Courthouse
100 W Main Street
Muncie, IN 47305
Phone: 765.747.7726

County Clerk ahs marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1827. [1]


Parent County

1827--Delaware County was created 26 January 1827 from Randolph County.  County seat:  Muncie [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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

  • Index to Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Census for Delaware County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)


LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Muncie



Local Histories

  • Haimbaugh, Frank D. 1924. History of Delaware County, Indiana. (Indianapolis: Historical Pub. Co.)   FHL US/CAN Film 934902 Items 2-3  FHL Cottection  other library



Delaware County, Indiana   Military Links & Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Delaware 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 Delaware County.

Civil War Books



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), Delaware County, Indiana 212 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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