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

Franklin County, Indiana Overview

Franklin County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1811 and named after the writer and founding father Benjamin Franklin. The county seat is Brookville. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 22,951 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 391.05 square miles, of which 384.43 square miles is land and 6.62 square miles is water. Franklin County borders the following counties: Fayette County to the north; Union County to the northeast; Butler County, Ohio to the east; Hamilton County, Ohio to the southeast; Dearborn County to the south; Ripley County to the southwest; Decatur County to the west; and Rush County to the northwest. Franklin County has 14 zip codes. The zip codes are 47006, 47010, 47012, 47016, 47331, 47240, 47024, 47353, 47030, 47035, 45053, 47036, 46173, and 47060. The most populated county is 47012.

Franklin County Clerk’s Office Information

The primary responsibilities of the Clerk are collecting fees and payments and keeping records for county courts including criminal and civil judgments, child support payments and traffic ticket violations. The Clerk’s office also issues marriage licenses, liquor licenses, and processing passport applications. The Clerk’s office also registers voters and conducts all elections in the county.

The physical address of the Franklin County Clerk of Courts is:

459 Main Street
Brookville, Indiana 47012
Phone: 765-647-5111
Fax: 765-647-3224
Email: clerk@franklincounty.in.gov
Election Email: elections@franklincounty.in.gov
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Neysa R. Raible is the Clerk of Franklin County. She may be contacted at 765-647-5111 or emailed at clerk@franklincounty.in.gov

Franklin County Recorder’s Office Information

The County Recorder’s primary responsibility is recording instruments for public record purposes. Documents that are recorded are deeds, mortgages, affidavits, power of attorneys, contracts, easements, and surveys among many other miscellaneous documents.

Franklin County Recorder’s Fee Schedule:

Mortgages: $55
Deeds and all other instruments: $25
Mechanic’s Lien including one mail out: $25.00
Each additional mail out: $2.00
Copies:
Copies 11” x 17” or smaller, per page: $1.00
Copies larger than 11” x 17”, per page: $5.00
Certification of Document: $5.00
UCC:
UCC, 2 pages or less: $6.00
3 pages or more: $10.00
UCC Continuation, amendment or assignment, 2 pages or less: $6.00
3 pages or more: $10.00
UCC-11 Information Request, per debtor name: $7.00
Each additional name: $5.00

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

1010 Franklin Ave. Room 110
Brookville, IN 47012
Telephone: 765-647-5131
Email: recorder@franklincounty.in.gov
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Connie Bischoff is the Franklin County Recorder. She may be contacted at 765-793-6220 or emailed at recorder@franklincounty.in.gov

Franklin, IN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200923,413
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,316
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200963
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200986
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009269
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,395
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009171
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009489
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20099,285
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200985
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,051
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009276
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009139
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200917
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009195
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009187
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009298
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009162
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200988
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009102
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,320
Franklin County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Franklin 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:Franklin County Marriage License
Location:459 Main Street, Brookville, Indiana, 47012
Phone:765-647-5111

Franklin County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 459 Main St, Brookville, IN 47012, United States
Phone: 765-647-5111

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