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

Johnson County, Indiana Overview

Johnson County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1823 and named after John Johnson, first Chief Justice of the Indiana Supreme Court. The county seat is Franklin. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2010, the county has a population of approximately 145,535 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 321.79 square miles of which 320.43 square miles is land and 1.36 square miles is water. Johnson County borders the following counties: Marion County to the north; Shelby County to the east; Bartholomew County to the southeast; Brown County to the southwest and Morgan County to the west. Johnson County has 12 zip codes. The zip codes are 46106, 46124, 46131, 46142, 46143, 46259, 46151, 46160, 46162, 46164, 46181 and 46184. The most populated zip code is 46143.

Johnson County Assessor’s Office Information

The three primary functions of the County Assessor’s Office are: Assessment of Real and Personal Property, Real Estate & Personal Property Appeals and Calculate Inheritance Tax. In addition to the primary functions the County Assessor’s Office is also performs the followings:

Oversight of the general reassessment process.
Serves as secretary of the County Property Tax Assessment Board of Appeals.
Ensures countywide uniform property assessment equalization.
Acts as the Inheritance Tax Appraiser and represents the Inheritance Tax Division.
Discovers and assesses omitted property.
Verifies and reviews the self reported values of all personal property in each taxing district.
Calculates the total assessed value of each taxing district.
Certifies current assessments to the County Auditor’s Office.
Utilizes recent sales of land (Sales Disclosures) to establish land rates and values in each neighborhood, adjusts base land values for location, nearness to amenities and other influence factors.
Researches and selects assessment software and computer systems.
Determines and certifies mobile home assessments to the County Auditor.

Access Johnson County Property Assessments Online:

Mark Alexander is the County Assessor of Johnson County. Alexander can be contacted at (317) 346-4701 or (317) 346-4448.

The physical address of the Johnson County Assessor’s Office is:

86 W. Court St.
Franklin, IN 46131
Phone: (317) 346-4701 or (317) 346-4448
Fax: (317) 736-7039
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Johnson County Clerk of the Courts Office Information

The clerk must attend all sessions of the court, and keep a record of all judgments, orders, decrees of the court. The clerk also certifies and attests to complete transcripts of court proceedings involving title to property or imposition of prison sentences. Record of pleadings, motions, papers, and other evidence and court rulings are kept by the clerk.

The clerk receives complaints and initial pleadings in matters to be brought before the court and dockets cases, and prepares, under direction of the judge, calendars of actions ready for trial. The clerk also issues summonses and subpoenas to appear in court.

Other services of the Clerk include: filing and recording powers-of-attorney; filing applications for patents; and the issuance of various licenses and certificates such as marriage licenses, poultry and junk dealer licenses, and health practitioner’s licenses or certificates. The clerk may also solemnize marriages.

Sue Anne Misiniec is the Clerk of the Courts of Johnson County. Misiniec can be contacted at (317) 346-4450.

The physical address of Johnson County Clerk of the Courts Office is:

Main Courthouse, 1st Floor
5 E. Jefferson St.
Franklin, IN 46131
Phone: (317) 346-4450
Fax: (317) 736-3749
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Johnson 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.

In addition the Recorder’s Office also Records Deeds, Mortgages, Assignments, Releases, Powers of Attorney, Real Estate Contracts, Annexations, Trustee Elections, Affidavits, Final Decrees, Surveys, Federal Tax Liens, Mechanics Liens, Military Discharges, Articles of Incorporation, Cemetery Deeds, Bonds, Plats, Condominiums, Firms Doing Business Under Assumed Names, Delinquent Sewer Liens, Files Uniform Commercial Code instruments and Supplies copies of any instrument and certifies to those recorded upon request.

Jill Jackson is the County Recorder of Johnson County. Jackson can be contacted at (317) 346-4385.

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

86 W. Court St.
Franklin, IN 46131
Phone: (317) 346-4385
Fax: (317) 736-4776
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Johnson, IN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009142,879
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200914,131
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009511
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,066
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009220
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009268
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20093,230
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200915,696
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,429
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,948
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009524
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200938,051
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009372
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009651
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200920,472
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20095,097
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20092,682
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009117
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009499
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20092,490
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20093,440
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009233
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200998
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,088
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009400
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009106
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009662
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200951
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200922,863
Johnson County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Johnson 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:Johnson County Marriage License
Location:Main Courthouse – 1St Floor, 5 E. Jefferson St., Franklin, Indiana, 46131
Phone:317-346-4467

Johnson County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 5 E Jefferson St, Franklin, IN 46131, United States
Phone: 317-346-4450

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