Pike County, Indiana Genealogy

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United States  > Indiana > Pike County

County Courthouse

801 Main Street
Petersburg, IN 47567

History

Parent County

1816--Pike County was created 21 December 1816 from Gibson and Perry Counties.
County seat: Petersburg [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Overview of Pike County from Wikipedia and Chamber of Commerce

Populated Places

• Petersburg
• Spurgeon
• Winslow

Unincorporated
• Otwell
• Stendaz
• Velpen

Townships
• Clay
• Jefferson
• Lockhart
• Logan
• Madison
• Marion
• Monroe
• Patoka
• Washington

Click here for a map of Pike County Townships, based on 2000 census data

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • History of Pike and Dubois counties, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. : together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the state of Indiana. 2000. (La Crosse, Wis: Brookhaven Press. Harvard (18th ed.)) 977.23 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other library   INTERNET ARCHIVE

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Pike 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 Pike County.



Civil War Books

  • "military History" Chapter 5 in History of Pike and Dubois counties, Indiana: from the earliest time to the present, with biographical sketches, reminiscences, notes, etc. : together with an extended history of the Northwest, the Indiana Territory, and the state of Indiana. 2000. (La Crosse, Wis: Brookhaven Press. Harvard (18th ed.)) (page 317-324), 977.23 H2h FHL US/CAN Book FHL Collection  other library   INTERNET ARCHIVE

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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