Scott County, Indiana Genealogy

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

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Scott County, Indiana
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Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Founded January 12, 1820
County Seat Scottsburg
Address Scott County Courthouse
1 E McClain Ave
Scottsburg, IN 47170-1848
Phone: 812.752.8420
County Website
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Historical Facts

Parent County

1820--Scott County was created 12 January 1820 from Clark, Jefferson and Jennings Counties.
County seat: Scottsburg [1]

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Parent County

Record Loss

Scott County, Indiana Resources

Bible Records

Business Records


Census Records

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

Church records

Most church records are held by individual churches. For contact information, check a phone directory, such as SearchBug or Dex Knows. Some denominations are gathering their records into a central repository.

  • Some Churches of Scott County - InGenWeb

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 Collectionother libraries  INTERNET ARCHIVE

Land and Property



Military Records

War of 1812

Civil War

Civil War service men from Scott 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 Scott County.

World War I

World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship





Probate Records

Public Records


County Courthouse

Scott County Courthouse
1 E McClain Ave
Scottsburg, IN 47170-1848
Phone: 812.752.8420
County Health Department has birth and death records.
Health Department has birth and death records.
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1820.
County Recorder has land records. [2]

Family History Centers

School Records


Vital Records

  • 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

Voting Registration

Scott County, Indiana Web Sites


  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), Scott County, Indiana 216 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.