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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. [1]


Parent County

1820--Scott County was created 12 January 1820 from Clark, Jefferson and Jennings Counties.
County seat: Scottsburg [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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


  • Some Churches of Scott County - InGenWeb




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



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.



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), Scott County, Indiana 216 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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