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County Courthouse

Tipton County Courthouse
101 E Jefferson
Tipton, IN 46072
Phone: 765.675.2795

County Clerk has marriage records from 1844,
divorce, probate, and court house records from 1850. [1]


  • Marvin W. Pershing , Tipton County, Indiana history, 1914 Facsim. of History of Tipton County, Indiana : her people, industries and institutions --Indianapolis, Indiana : B. F. Bowen & Co., 1914,( Kokomo, Indiana : Selby Publishing & Printing, c1985) 977.255 H2p v.1&v.2 FHL Collection Other Libary

Parent County

1844--Tipton County was created 15 January 1844 from Hamilton, Cass and Miami Counties.
County seat: Tipton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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





Local Histories

  • Pershing, M. W. History of Tipton County, Indiana, 1914. ( [Kokomo, Ind.] (3405 Zartman Rd., Kokomo 46902): Selby Pub. & Print, 1985.),  977.255 H2p  FHL Collection   other libraries   Google books




Civil War

Civil War service men from Tipton 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 Tipton County.

Civil War Book

  • "Military," Chaper 17 in Pershing, M. W. History of Tipton County, Indiana, 1914. ( [Kokomo, Ind.] (3405 Zartman Rd., Kokomo 46902): Selby Pub. & Print, 1985.), (page 141-165), 977.255 H2p  FHL Collection   other libraries




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), Tipton County, Indiana 217 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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