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

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Harrison County, Indiana
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Founded October 11, 1808
County Seat Corydon
Address Harrison County Courthouse
300 N Capitol Ave
Corydon, IN 47112-1139
Ph. 812.738.4289
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Historical Facts

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss


Bible Records


Business Records


  • Cemeteries for Harrison County - Linkpendium
  • Location of Harrison County Cemeteries By Township -INGenWeb

Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records


Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups




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
  • Roose, William H. 2010.Indiana's birthplace: a history of Harrison County, Indiana. ([LaVergne, TN]: Kessinger Publishing.)   other libraries  Google books

Land and Property


Military Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Harrison 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 Harrison County.

article on the Civil War

  1. Corydon Battle Summary 1863 (Source: American Battlefield Protection Program)

Civil War Battles The following Civil War battle was fought in Harrison County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Indiana.

World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
  • World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Harrison County (Source: Explore Ancestry ) ($)
World War II, 1941-1945
  • Harrison County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)

Naturalization and Citizenship



Probate Records

Public Records



Harrison County
300 N. Capitol Ave.
Corydon, IN 47112-1139
Ph. 812.738.4289

Family History Centers

School Records


Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death 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)
  • Indiana, Death Index, 1882-1920 - FamilySearch

Voter Registration

Web Sites


  1. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 13 August, 2012)


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