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

Brown County, Indiana Overview

Brown County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1836 and named after General Jacob Brown, a hero of the War of 1812. The county seat is Nashville. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 15,023 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 316.63 square miles, of which 311.98 square miles is land and 4.65 square miles is water. Brown County borders the following counties: Johnson County to the northeast; Bartholomew County to the east; Jackson County to the south; Monroe County to the west; and Morgan County to the northwest. Brown County has nine zip codes. The zip codes are 47401, 47201, 47235, 46160, 47448, 46164, 47274, 46181, and 47468. The most populated zip code is 47448.

Brown County Clerk’s Office Information

The County Clerk has five titles: the Clerk of the District Court; Auditor; Recorder; Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners; and Chief Elections Officer of the county. The Clerk’s office issues marriage licenses, liquor licenses, and processes passports. As the Chief Election Officer of the county, the County Clerk is responsible for registering voters and conducting all elections in the county.

The physical address of the Brown County Clerk’s Office is:
Courthouse
20 East Main Street
P.O. Box 85
Nashville, IN 47448
Phone: 812-988-5510
Fax: 812-988-5562
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Brenda Woods is the Clerk of Brown County. She can be contacted at 812-988-5510 or emailed at lcoons@Browncounty.com

J.P. Owens is the First Deputy Clerk of Brown County.
Brown County Election Board Members
Brenda Woods,
Clerk Brown Circuit Court
Richard Kelley, Chairman
Democrat Board Member
Susanne Gaudin,
Republican Board Member

Brown County Recorder’s Office Information

The Recorder’s main responsibilities are recording and preservation of documents such as deeds, mortgages, affidavits, assumed business names, contracts, birth certificates, death certificates, UCC (uniform commercial code), deeds, easements, liens, and other legal instruments.

The physical address of the Brown County Recorder’s Office is:
201 Locust Lane
1st Floor
Nashville, Indiana 47448
P.O. Box 86
Phone: 812-988-5462
Fax: 812-988-5520
Email: recorder@browncounty-in.us
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Judy Swift-Powdrill is the Recorder of Brown County. She can be contacted at 812-988-5462 or emailed at recorder@browncounty-in.us

Brown County Assessor’s Office Information

The assessor’s responsibility is to discover, list and assess the market value of all real and personal property within the county for property tax purposes.

The physical address of the Brown County Assessor’s Office is:
201 Locust Lane
1st Floor
Nashville, Indiana 47448
P.O. Box 351
Phone: 812-988-5466
Fax: 812-988-5520
Email: assessor@browncounty-in.us
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Mari H. Miller is the Brown County Assessor. She may be contacted at 812-988-5466 or emailed at assessor@browncounty-in.us

Brown, IN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200914,885
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,814
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009201
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009299
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,509
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009210
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009339
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200947
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20093,897
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200975
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200983
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,970
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009355
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200970
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009341
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200944
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009349
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009484
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200975
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009114
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20093
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009143
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,132
Brown County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Brown 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:Brown County Marriage License
Location:120 West Gould Street, Nashville, Indiana, 47448
Phone:812-988-5510

Brown County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address : 20 E Main St, Nashville, IN 47448, United States
Phone: 812-988-5510

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