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

Lake County, Indiana Overview

Lake County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1837 and named after its location on Lake Michigan. The county seat is Crown Point. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2010, the county has a population of approximately 491,456 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 626.56 square miles of which 498.96 square miles is land and 127.60 square miles is water. Lake County borders the following counties: Cook County, Illinois to the northwest; Will County, Illinois to the west; Kankakee County, Illinois to the southwest; Porter County to the east; Jasper County to the southeast and Newton County to the south. Lake County has 28 zip codes. The zip codes are 46303, 46307, 46311, 46312, 46402, 46403, 46404, 46406, 46407, 46408, 46409, 46319, 46320, 46323, 46324, 46327, 46341, 46322, 46342, 46405, 46356, 46410, 46321, 46373, 46375, 46376, 46377 and 46394. The most populated zip code is 46307.

Lake County Clerk’s Office Information

The Clerk of the Lake Circuit/Superior Court is a ministerial officer who is the custodian of the Clerk’s record and seal, issues process, accepts filings of commencement of actions in litigation, enters judgments and orders of the court, receives money in his official capacity, makes certified copies of record, issues many miscellaneous licenses, and keeps a record of all wills and matters of trust in probate proceedings.

Michael A. Brown is the County Clerk of Lake County. Brown can be contacted at (219) 755-3460.

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

Courts Building, 1st Floor
2293 N. Main Street
Crown Point, IN 46307
Phone: (219) 755-3460
Fax: (219) 755-3520
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Lake County Recorder’s Office Information

The Recorder’s Office records and preserves public records, including Deeds, Mortgages, Liens, Releases, Leases, Articles of Incorporation, Assumed Business Names, Military Discharges, Subdivision Plats, UCC’s (Uniform Commercial Code filings) and other documents.

Michael B. Brown is the County Recorder of Lake County. Brown can be contacted at (219) 755-3730.

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

Building ‘A’, 2nd Floor
2293 N. Main Street
Crown Point, IN 46307
Phone: (219) 755-3730
Fax: (219) 755-3257
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Lake, IN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009587,872
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200918,299
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20091,882
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009641
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20092,597
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20091,135
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200913,923
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200926,861
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,888
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20099,280
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20091,392
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200981,630
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20095,629
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20096,547
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200957,383
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200924,377
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20093,294
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20092,594
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200947,796
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009258
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20093,168
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20095,068
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20095,679
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200910,085
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20093,849
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20097,878
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009799
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20091,451
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,821
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009669
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009217,731
Lake County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Lake 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:Lake County Marriage License
Location:Courts Building, 1St Floor, 2293 N. Main Street, Crown Point, Indiana, 46307
Phone:219-755-3465

Lake County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 2293 N Main St, Crown Point, IN 46307, United States
Phone: 219-755-3440

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