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

Delaware County, Indiana Overview

Delaware County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1827 and named after Delaware Native American people. The county seat is Muncie. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2010, the county has a population of approximately 117,484 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 395.91 square miles of which 392.12 square miles is land and 3.78 square miles is water. Delaware County borders the following counties: Blackford County to the north; Jay County to the northeast; Randolph County to the east; Henry County to the south; Madison County to the west and Grant County to the northwest. Delaware County has 20 zip codes. The zip codes are 47320, 46001, 46012, 46017, 47334, 47336, 47338, 47342, 47354, 47356, 47302, 47303, 47304, 47305, 47306, 47367, 47368, 47383, 46989 and 47396. The most populated zip code is 47304.

Delaware County Vital Records Office Information

The Vital Records Division provides public access to vital records including birth certificates and death certificates.

For further information regarding certified birth records application form and fees, visit the following link:

For additional information regarding certified death records application form and fees, visit the following link:

Mary Whaley is the Registrar of Delaware County. She can be contacted at (765) 587-0658.

The physical address of Delaware County Vital Records Office is:

125 N Mulberry
Muncie, IN 47305
Phone: (765) 747-7721
Fax: (765) 747-7747
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Delaware County Clerk of Courts Office Information

The Clerk of the Circuit Courts is a county elected official who serves as an officer of the court and the manager of court information. The Clerk administers the official court records for all trial court cases with jurisdiction in Delaware County, prepares the permanent historical records for the courts, processes and issues various documents for court cases. As a member of the Election Board, the Clerk oversees, conducts and certifies the results for all federal, state, county, township, municipal, special, and school board elections.

The primary functions of the Clerk of Courts Office are as follows:

Receipt filing fees, fines and costs for all court cases.
Collect and disburses Child Support payments.
Collect court costs and disburse judgment monies.
Process marriage applications and issue marriage licenses.
File and process new cases for Civil, Criminal, Family Relations, Probate and Small Claims Divisions.
Issue various court documents including arrest warrants, commitments, jailer’s releases, protective orders, service of process and writs.
Maintain the Judgment Docket and Record of Judgments and Orders.
Oversee the maintenance and microfilming of court records.
Prepare certified copies of documents.

Mike King is the County Clerk of Delaware County. King can be contacted at (765) 747-7726 or (765) 747-7726 x 223 or via email at making@co.delaware.in.us

The physical address of Delaware County Clerk of Courts Office is:

100 W Main St
Muncie, IN 47305
Phone: (765) 747-7726
Fax: (765) 747-7768
Email: making@co.delaware.in.us
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Delaware County Recorder’s Office Information

The County Recorder’s primary duty is recording instruments submitted for recording. Documents recorded include deeds, mortgages, affidavits, power of attorneys, contracts, easements, and surveys among many other miscellaneous documents. All recordings are public information and are available to the public for a fee.

Melanie Marshall is the County Recorder of Delaware County. Marshall can be contacted at (765) 747-7804 x 226 or via email at mmarshall@co.delaware.in.us.

The physical address of the Delaware County Recorder’s Office is:

100 W Main St
Room 209
Muncie, IN 47305
Phone: (765) 747-7804
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Delaware, IN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009110,231
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200913,034
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009392
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009492
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009147
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009235
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,546
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200911,599
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,045
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20093,230
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200967
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200926,499
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009197
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009276
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200916,653
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20092,383
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009705
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,813
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200929
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009229
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,582
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20092,314
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009103
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009963
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009740
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009711
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200956
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200919,851
Delaware County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Delaware 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:Delaware County Marriage License
Location:100 West Main Street, Muncie, Indiana, 47305
Phone:765-747-7726

Delaware County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 100 W Main St, Muncie, IN 47305, United States
Phone: 765-747-7726

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