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

Grant County, Indiana Overview

Grant County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1831 and named after Captains Samuel and Moses Grant, former American soldiers and early settlers. The county seat is Marion. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2010, the county has a population of approximately 69,126 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 414.90 square miles of which 414.07 square miles is land and 0.82 square miles is water. Grant County borders the following counties: Huntington County to the northeast; Wells County to the east-northeast; Blackford County to the east-southeast; Delaware County to the southeast; Madison County to the south; Tipton County to the southwest; Howard County to the west-southwest; Miami County to the west-northwest and Wabash County to the northwest. Grant County has 14 zip codes. The zip codes are 46919, 46036, 46928, 46930, 46933, 46938, 46940, 46952, 46953, 46957, 46986, 46987, 46989, and 46991. The most populated zip code is 46953.

Grant County Clerk’s Office Information

The Grant County Clerks consist of Legal, Small Claims/Traffic, Voter’s Registration/Elections, and Bookkeeping/Support. The Clerk of the Circuit Court is the custodian of the Courts records and seal, issues process, accepts filings of commencement of actions in litigation, enters judgments and orders of record, issues many miscellaneous licenses, and keeps a record of will and matters of trust in probate proceedings.

The Clerk performs all official duties imposed by statue or by lawful authority of the Court. The Clerk receives the oath of office and commission from the State Governor and performs as an officer of the court, the manager of court information, judgments, child support and traffic ticket payments.

The Clerk is also the official who oversees and conducts all elections, as a member of the county election board. The Clerk is responsible for issuing various licenses and certificates such as marriage licenses, licenses for distress sales and the registering of bail agents.

Carolyn Mowery is the Clerk of the Courts of Grant County. Mowery can be contacted at (765) 668-8121 or via email at clerk@grantcounty.net.

The physical address of Grant County Clerk’s Office is:

101 E 4th St. 1st Floor
Marion, IN 46952
Email: clerk@grantcounty.net
Phone: (765) 668-8121
Fax: (765) 668-6541
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Grant County Recorder’s Office Information

The county recorder function is to maintain permanent public records involving a wide variety of instruments. These documents detail transactions involved in: real estate, mining, personal property, mortgages, liens, leases, subdivision plats, military discharges, personal bonds, etc. The recorder maintains and preserves all legal documents affecting title to real property. The recorder is also has the authority over the preservation or disposition of all public records maintained by the county.

Other responsibilities of the recorder include:

Files Uniform Commercial Code instruments.
Supplies copies of any instrument and certifies to those recorded upon request. (Fee charged.)
Essential Recording Requirements
Acknowledgements: To entitle any conveyance, mortgage or instrument of writing to be recorded.
Legibility of Names: Typed or printed under each signature exactly as signed.
Name of Person Preparing Instrument: Each document affecting real estate.
Notarized Documents: Requires county residence of notary and commission expiration.
Transfer of Deeds of Taxation: Endorsement by Auditor before recording.
Release of Satisfaction of Liens: May be executed by President, Vice-President, Cashier, Secretary, Treasurer, General Manager, or Attorney-in-Fact only.

Pam Harris is the County Recorder of Grant County. Harris can be contacted at (765) 668-6559 or via email at pharris@grantcounty.net.

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

401 S. Adams Street, 3rd Floor
Marion, IN 46953
Email: pharris@grantcounty.net
Phone: (765) 668-6559
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Grant County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Grant 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:Grant County Marriage License
Location:101 East 4th Street, Marion, Indiana, 46952

Grant County Recorders Office
County Government Office

Address: 401 S Adams St, Marion, IN 46953, United States
Phone: 765-668-6559

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