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

Jefferson County, Indiana Overview

Jefferson County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1810 and named after U.S. President Thomas Jefferson. The county seat is Madison. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 32,458 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 362.89 square miles of which 360.63 square miles is land and 2.26 square miles is water. Jefferson County borders the following counties: Ripley County to the north; Switzerland County to the east; Carroll County, Kentucky to the southeast; Trimble County, Kentucky to the south; Clark County to the southwest; Scott County to the west and Jennings County to the northwest. Jefferson County has 10 zip codes. The zip codes are 47224, 47227, 47230, 47231, 47243, 47138, 47250, 47147, 47270 and 47043. The most populated zip code is 47250.

Jefferson County Clerk’s Office Information

The Clerk’s Office is responsible for voter registration and conducting all elections in the county which includes all federal, state, county, township, municipal, special, and school board elections. The Clerk collects and disburses child support payments. The Clerk’s Office also issues marriage licenses, marriage certificates and processes applications for passports. The Clerk is also responsible for collecting traffic violations and payments. The Clerk also handles protective orders and small claim cases.

The physical address of the Jefferson County Clerk’s Office is:

300 East Main Street, # 203
Madison, IN 47250
Phone: 812 265 8924
Fax: 812 273 5428
Email: clerk@jeffersoncounty.in.gov
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tabatha Eblen is the Jefferson County Clerk. She can be contacted at 812 265 8924 or emailed at clerk@jeffersoncounty.in.gov

Jefferson County Recorder’s Office Information

The County Recorder’s Office records any instrument submitted for recording given that it meets all essential requirements. Recorded documents include deeds, mortgages, assignments, releases, powers of attorney, real estate contracts, uniform commercial code instruments, annexations, trustee elections, affidavits, surveys, federal tax liens, mechanics liens, military discharges, articles of incorporation, cemetery deeds, bonds, plats, condominiums, and other miscellaneous documents.

Jefferson 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
Plus for each additional cross-reference after the first: $7.00 each

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 Jefferson County Recorder’s Office is:
300 E. Main St
Room 104
Madison, IN 47250
Phone: 812 265 8902
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Molly O’Connor is the Jefferson County Recorder. She may be contacted at 812 265 8902 or emailed at molly.oconnor@jeffersoncounty.in.gov

Jefferson County Recorder’s Office Staff:

Jenny Beverly, 1st Deputy Recorder
Phone: 812 265 8903
Email: jenny.beverly@jeffersoncounty.in.gov
Marilyn Birge, 2nd Deputy Recorder
Phone: 812 265 8904
Email: marilyn.birge@jeffersoncounty.in.gov

Jefferson, IN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200932,055
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20095,034
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200939
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009218
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200935
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200978
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009555
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,400
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009243
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009803
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009118
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20098,063
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200971
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009130
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,394
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009576
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009156
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009291
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009113
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009883
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009677
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009207
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009184
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200937
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009315
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20094,791
Jefferson County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Jefferson 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:Jefferson County Marriage License
Location:300 East Main Street, Madison, Indiana, 47250
Phone:812-265-8924

Jefferson County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 300 E Main St #203, Madison, IN 47250, United States
Phone: 812-265-8922

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