Lookup Public Records in Daviess CountyIndiana. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Daviess County, Indiana Overview

Daviess County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1818 and named after Colonel Joseph Hamilton Daveiss, a hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe. The county seat is Washington According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013; the county has a population of approximately 32,407 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 436.87 square miles, of which 429.49 square miles is land and 7.39 square miles is water. Daviess County borders the following counties: Greene County to the north; Martin County to the east; Dubois County to the southeast; Pike County to the southwest; and Knox County to the west. Daviess County has seven zip codes. The zip codes are 47519, 47529, 47553, 47558, 47562, 47568, and 47501. The most populated zip code is 47501.

Daviess County Clerk’s Office Information

The Clerk’s Office maintains all the records of all county-level court cases which include all civil, criminal, traffic tickets, estates, guardianships, and juveniles. The Clerk’s Office also issues marriage licenses, liquor licenses, processes passports and child support, judgment, and probation payments. The County Clerk also issues warrants; registers voters and oversees and conducts all elections and campaign finance reporting requirements.
The physical address of the Daviess County Clerk’s Office is:

County Courthouse (more)
200 E Walnut St
Washington, IN 47501
Phone: (812) 254-8664
Fax: (812) 254-8698
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Deputy Clerks:

  • Rosemary Abel, Phone: 812-254-1091 x 233
  • Mary Beth Alford, Phone: 812-254-1091 x 255
  • Angie Bass, Phone: 812-254-1091 x 255
  • Nancy Brashear, Phone: 812-254-1091 x 258
  • Janet Brochin, Phone: 812-254-1091 x 251

Daviess County Recorder’s Office Information

The County Recorder was the first office created by the Constitution of the State of Indiana in 1816. The primary responsibility of the County Recorder is to record instruments submitted for recording and maintain those records. The documents submitted for recording are affidavits, mechanic’s liens, amendment assignments, assumed business names, blanket assignments, blanket releases, bonds, city order to releases, liens, contracts, court documents, covenants, deeds, surveys, etc.

Daviess County Recorder’s Fee Schedule:

Deeds: 25.00
Mortgages (including mortgages, subordinate mortgages, corrective mortgages, re-recorded mortgages, indentures and supplemental indentures: $55.00
All other documents: 25.00
Mechanics lien including one mail out: $25.00
Each additional mail out: $2.00
Each additional reference after the first: $7.00

Uniform Commercial Code:

Financing statement, 2 pages or less: $6.00
Financing statement, 3 pages or more: $10.00
Amendments, continuations, or assignments 2 pages or less: $6.00
Amendments, continuations, or assignments 3 pages or more: $10.00

The physical address of the Daviess County Recorder’s Office is:
County Courthouse
200 E Walnut St
Washington, IN 47501
Phone: (812) 254-8675
Email: recorder@daviess.org
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Jamie Chapman is the Daviess County Recorder. He can be contacted at 812-448-9005 or emailed at recorder@daviess.org

Daviess County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Daviess County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Title 31, Article 11 and Uniform Premarital Agreement Act – Title 31, Article 11, Chapter 3
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Daviess County Marriage License
Location:Po Box 739, 200 E. Walnut Street, Washington, Indiana, 47501
Phone:812-254-8669

Daviess County Clerk’s Office

Address: 200 E Walnut St Washington, IN 47501, USA
Phone: (812) 254-8664

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