Indian River County, Florida Genealogy

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Indian River County, Florida
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Founded May 30, 1925
County Seat Vero Beach
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Quick Dates

Indian_River County's civil records start the following years:

Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1925  1925    1930  1925  1925 

County Courthouse

Indian River Courthouse

Indian River County Courthouse
1840 25th St;
Vero Beach, FL 32960
Phone. 561-657-8000

Clerk Circuit Court has marriage, divorce, probate court and land records from 1925.
County Health Department has birth and death records.[1]


Parent County

1925--Indian River County was created 30 May 1925 from St. Lucie County.  County seat: Vero Beach [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Indian River County, Florida Genealogy census records online, see: Florida Census.

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1930 6,724
1940 8,957 33.2%
1950 11,872 32.5%
1960 25,309 113.2%
1970 35,992 42.2%
1980 59,896 66.4%
1990 90,208 50.6%
2000 112,947 25.2%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.




Local Histories





Obituary Index provided by the Julian W. Lowenstein Archive Center & Genealogy Department of the Indian River County Library. Covers 1912 to March, 2011. Copies of the obituary can be acquired from the library for a fee. Information is drawn from the following newspapers:

  • Vero Beach Press Journal
  • Sebastian Sun
  • Indian River Farmer
  • Fellsmere Farmer
  • Fellsmere Tribune



Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Indian River County, Florida Page 135 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).