Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy

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Tipton County, Indiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Founded January 15, 1844
County Seat Tipton
Address Tipton County Courthouse
101 E Jefferson
Tipton, IN 46072
Phone: 765.675.2795

Tipton County Website

Historical Facts

  • 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 1844from Hamilton, Cass and Miami Counties.
County seat: Tipton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Tipton County, Indiana Resources


Census Records

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

Church Records

Court Records


Land and Property


Local Histories


Military Records

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," Chapter 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 Collectionother libraries




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
Marriages Records
Death Records




Tipton County Courthouses
101 E Jefferson
Tipton, IN 46072

County Clerk has marriage records from 1844.
divorce, probate, and court house records from 1850. [2]


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. "Handybook for Ggenealogists:United States of American". 10th ed. (Draper, Utah:Everton Pub., 2002). Tipton Coutny, Indiana 217 At various libraries(WorldCat) FHL Book 973D27e2002. <ref/>fckLRfckLR==== Family History Centers ====fckLRfckLR*Introduction to LDS Family History CentersfckLRfckLR==== Libraries ====fckLRfckLR==== Museums ====fckLRfckLR==== Societies ====fckLRfckLR*Tipton County Public Library contains an extensive local genealogy collection and will scan and email obituaries for free. fckLR*Tipton County Historical SocietyfckLRfckLR<br> fckLRfckLR=== Tipton County, Indiana Web Sites ===fckLRfckLR*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. fckLR*Family History Library Catalog fckLR*Tipton County, Indiana Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium) fckLR*Tipton County Public Library Genealogy - Digitized Newspapers, Cemeteries, Marriages, Obituaries, and&nbsp;PicturesfckLRfckLR== Tipton County, Indiana References ==fckLRfckLR<references /> fckLRfckLR fckLRfckLR