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Washington County

Washington County was created in 1814 from Clark, Harrison, and Jefferson Counties.  It is located in southern Indiana.  The county seat is Salem.

Selected Holdings at the Indiana State Library

The following list is not complete.  Further resources may be found by searching the Indiana State Library online catalog.

Print Materials from the Genealogy Division

Court Records

Records of County Commissioners, 1817-1823
ISLG 977.201 W317cr

Land Records

Index to Tract Book, 1810-1859
ISLG 977.201 W317wa

Marriage Records

Affidavits, Consents, Certificates, Marriage Returns, 1883-1911
ISLG 977.201 W317af v. 1-9

Marriages, 1815-1847
ISLG 977.201 W317s

Marriages, 1900-1906
ISLG 977.201 W317ma

WPA Index to Marriage Records, 1850-1920
ISLG 977.201 W317u v. 3-4

WPA Index to Supplemental Marriage Applications, 1882-1890
ISLG 977.201 W317u v. 5

WPA Index to Supplemental Marriage Transcripts, 1894-1907
ISLG 977.201 W317u v. 6-7

Vital Records

Death Records, 1882-1950
ISLG 977.201 W317bu v. 1-2

WPA Index to Birth Records, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 W317u v. 1

WPA Index to Death Records, 1882-1920
ISLG 977.201 W317u v. 2

Wills and Probates

Abstracts of Wills, 1808-1902
ISLG 977.201 W317da

Will Abstracts, 1814-1900
ISLG 977.201 W317w

Other Library Materials

Online Resources

Cemeteries and Obituaries 

Vital Records

Locating Original Records

For Further Research

GEN SP 9-15-2023