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Orange County, Indiana
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 26, 1815
County Seat Paoli
Courthouse
Address Orange County Courthouse
Court St;
Paoli, IN 47454
Phone: 812.723.2649
Orange County Website

Contents

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.[1]

History

Parent County

1815--Orange County was created 26 December 1815 from Washington, Knox and Gibson Counties.
County seat: Paoli [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Cemeteries

  • Look under Cemeteries for Orange County - USGenWeb

Census

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

Church

Court

Directories

Land

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 Collection   other libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Historical Articles of Orange County - INGenWeb

Maps

Military

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 Collection   other libraries     INTERNET ARCHIVE

Newspapers

Probate

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Look under Vital Records for Orange County - USGenWeb
  • 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

References

  1. 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.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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