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

LaPorte County, Indiana Overview

LaPorte County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1832 and named after the city of LaPorte. LaPorte means the door in French. The county seat is LaPorte. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2010, the county has a population of approximately 111,281 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 613.26 square miles of which 598.30 square miles is land and 14.96 square miles is water. LaPorte County borders the following counties: Berrien County, Michigan to the north/EST Border; St. Joseph County to the east/EST Border; Starke County to the south; Jasper County to the southwest and Porter County to the west. LaPorte County has 10 zip codes. The zip codes are 46340, 46345, 46532, 46346, 46348, 46350, 46365, 46371, 46382 and 46390. The most populated zip code is 46350.

LaPorte County Clerk of the Circuit Court Office Information

The Clerk of the Circuit 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, and issues many miscellaneous licenses. In addition, the Clerk of the Circuit Court maintains a record of all wills and matters of trust in probate proceedings.

The filing/recording fee schedule of LaPorte County Clerk of the Circuit Courts Office is in the following link:

Kathy Chroback is the Circuit Court Clerk of LaPorte County. She can be contacted at (219) 326-6808.

The physical address of the LaPorte County Clerk of the Circuit Courts Office is:

813 Lincolnway Suite 105
LaPorte, IN 46350
Phone: (219) 326-6808 (LaPorte)
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

LaPorte County Recorder’s Office Information

The county recorder’s function is to maintain permanent public records involving a wide variety of instruments. These documents detail transactions involving 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 a member of the county commission on public records, which has authority over the preservation or disposition of all public records maintained by the county.

In addition LaPorte County Recorder’s office also performs the following services:

Records any instrument submitted for recording, providing it meets essential requirements.
Makes all recorded documents a matter of public record.
Files Uniform Commercial Code Instruments.
Supplies copies of any instrument and certifies to those recorded upon request.
Provides public access to all recorded documents.

The filing/recording fee schedule of LaPorte County Recorder’s Office can be found in the following link:

Lois Sosinski is the County Recorder of LaPorte County. Sosinki can be contacted at (219) 326-6808 ext. 2280/2234/2209 or via email at lsosinski@laportecounty.org.

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

555 Michigan Avenue, Suite 201
LaPorte, IN 46350
Phone: (219) 326-6808 ext. 2280/2234/2209
Fax: (219) 326-0828
Email: lsosinski@laportecounty.org
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

LaPorte, IN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009131,078
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20096,651
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009602
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009227
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009667
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009256
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,960
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20098,967
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009895
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,521
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009486
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200935,582
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009458
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20091,323
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200917,027
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20093,728
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009764
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009876
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200913,145
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200960
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009575
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,294
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,657
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009356
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20091,029
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20092,915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009393
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009132
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009364
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200957
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200923,056
LaPorte County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in LaPorte 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:LaPorte County Marriage License
Location:813 Lincolnway, La Porte, Indiana, 46350
Phone:219-326-6808

LaPorte County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 555 Michigan Ave #201, La Porte, IN 46350, United States
Phone: 219-326-6808 ext. 2280

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