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

Monroe County, Indiana Overview

Monroe County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1818 and named after U.S. President James Monroe. The county seat is Bloomington. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2010, the county has a population of approximately 141,888 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 411.32 square miles of which 394.51 square miles is land and 16.81 square miles is water. Monroe County borders the following counties: Morgan County to the north; Brown County to the east; Jackson County to the southeast; Lawrence County to the south; Greene County to the southwest and Owen County to the northwest. Monroe County has 18 zip codes. The zip codes are 47401, 47403, 47404, 47405, 47406, 47408, 47429, 47433, 47434, 47436, 46151, 47448, 47264, 47458, 47460, 47462, 47464 and 47468. The most populated zip code is 47401.

Monroe County Assessor’s Office Information

The Monroe County Assessor’s Office maintains property records for all townships and assesses value of the property based on market value. The office also maintains sales information of properties sold from 1995-Present for the entire county.

Additional functions of the Assessor’s Office are as follows:

Property Tax Assessment and Adjustments
Appeals Process
Inheritance Tax
Geographic Information System (GIS)

Judy Sharp is the County Assessor of Monroe County. Sharp can be contacted at (812) 349-2502 or (812) 349-2703 or via email at jsharp@co.monroe.in.us.

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

Monroe County Courthouse
100 W Kirkwood Ave
Bloomington, IN 47404
Phone: (812) 349-2502 or (812) 349-2703
Fax: (812) 349-2898
Email: jsharp@co.monroe.in.us
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Monroe County Clerk’s Office Information

The Clerk’s Office assists the Circuit Court Judges in the execution of their judicial duties by preparing, recording, and maintaining court documents. The Clerk’s Office also manages the Court’s docket and traffic court. The Clerk’s Office also provides the following services:

Cash Bond Application Form
All Clerk of Court Forms
Court Fines and Fees Payments
Sheriff Service Request Payments
Marriage Licenses
Child Support
Small Claims
Traffic Citations
Voter Registration

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

Nicole Browne is the County Clerk of Monroe County. Browne can be contacted at (812) 349-2614 or via email at nbrowne@co.monroe.in.us.

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

Charlotte Zietlow Justice Center
301 N College Ave
Bloomington, IN 47404
Email: nbrowne@co.monroe.in.us
Phone: (812) 349-2614
Fax: (812) 349-2610
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Monroe County Recorder’s Office Information

The primary duty of County Recorders is to record instruments submitted for recording and maintain those records for perpetuity. A County Recorder processes and stores a range of documents, most related to real estate that are submitted for recording. The documents processed by the County Recorder’s Office are as follows:

Deeds
Mortgages
Assignments
Releases
Powers of Attorney
Real Estate Contracts
Annexations
Trustee Elections
Affidavits
Surveys
Federal Tax Liens
Mechanics Liens
Delinquent Sewer Liens
Military Discharges (often referred to as the “DD-214” forms)
Cemetery Deeds
Officials’ Bonds
Subdivision Plats
Horizontal Condominium Plats
Firms Doing Business Under Assumed Names
Uniform Commercial Code instruments.

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

Eric Schmitz is the County Recorder of Monroe County. Schmitz can be contacted at (812) 349-2520 or via email at eschmitz@co.monroe.in.us

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

Monroe County Courthouse
100 W Kirkwood Ave
Bloomington, IN 47404
Phone: (812) 349-2520
Email: eschmitz@co.monroe.in.us
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Monroe, IN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009142,452
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200912,792
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009618
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20091,048
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009736
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009446
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20093,227
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200914,694
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20092,606
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20093,767
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009361
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200931,803
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009622
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009864
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200916,747
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20094,968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009254
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20091,520
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20094,801
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200988
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20091,612
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20093,418
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20093,551
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009271
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009675
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,856
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009663
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009284
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,409
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009113
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200922,923
Monroe County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Monroe 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:Monroe County Marriage License
Location:301 North College Avenue, Bloomington, Indiana, 47404
Phone:812-349-2614

Monroe County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 100 W Kirkwood Ave #122, Bloomington, IN 47404, United States
Phone: 812-349-2520

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