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

Fountain County, Indiana Overview

Fountain County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1825 and named after Major James Fontaine, a hero of the American Revolutionary War. The county seat is Covington. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 16,880 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 397.88 square miles, of which 395.66 square miles is land and 2.22 square miles is water. Fountain County borders the following counties: Warren County to the northwest; Vermillion County to the southwest; Parke County to the south, and Montgomery County is to the east. Fountain County has seven zip codes. The zip codes are 47918, 47932, 47949, 47952, 47958, 47969, and 47987. The most populated county is 47918.

Fountain County Clerk’s Office Information

The Clerk’s office is also known as the Clerk of Courts. The primary responsibilities of the Clerk are collecting payments and record-keeping for county courts including criminal and civil judgments, child support payments and traffic ticket violations. The Clerk’s office also processes request for marriage licenses and passport applications. The Clerk also files all court cases in Circuit Court and Small Claims Court and administers all elections within the county.

The physical address of the Fountain County Clerk of Courts is:
301 4th St
Covington IN 47932
Phone: 765-793-6230
Fax: 765-793-6209
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Paula K. Copenhaver is the Clerk of Courts of Fountain County. She may be contacted at 765-793-6230.

Fountain County Recorder’s Office Information

The County Recorder’s primary responsibility is recording instruments on behalf of county residents. Documents that are recorded are deeds, mortgages, affidavits, power of attorneys, contracts, easements, and surveys among many other miscellaneous documents.

The physical address of the Fountain County Recorder’s Office is:
301 4th St
Covington IN 47932
Phone: 765-793-6220
Fax: 765-793-6211
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wanda Taylor is the Fountain County Recorder. She may be contacted at 765-793-6220.

Nikki Allen is the Deputy Recorder of Fountain County.

Fountain, IN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200916,996
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,235
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200994
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200974
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009568
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,278
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009230
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009436
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200982
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20094,113
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200933
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200991
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,215
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009326
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200970
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200929
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009233
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200911
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009346
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009387
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200913
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009368
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009101
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,475
Fountain County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Fountain 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:Fountain County Marriage License
Location:301 4th Street, Covington, Indiana, 47932
Phone:765-793-2192

Fountain County Recorder’s Office

Address: 301 4th St, Covington, IN 47932, United States
Phone: 765-793-2431

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