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

Owen County, Indiana Overview

Owen County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1818 and named after Abraham Owen, the hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe. The county seat is Spencer. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 21,201 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 387.82 square miles of which 385.29 square miles is land and 2.54 square miles is water. Owen County borders the following counties: Putnam County to the north; Morgan County to the northeast; Monroe County to the southeast; Greene County to the south; and Clay County to the west. Owen County has 14 zip codes. The zip codes are 47404, 47833, 47841, 46120, 47427, 47431, 47433, 46166, 47455, 47868, 47456, 47459, 47460 and 47471. The most populated zip code is 47460.

Owen County Clerk of the Circuit Courts Office Information

The Clerk’s Office is a Constitutional Office and is limited to two consecutive four-year terms. The Clerk serves as Secretary to the Election Board and Secretary to the County Records Commission. The Clerk is the record keeper for all civil, criminal, traffic, probate and juvenile court cases. The Clerk is also the chief financial officer to the Courts. The Clerk is responsible for the collecting, disbursing and reconciling monies related to court cases. The Clerk also collects filing fees, fines and court costs, probation fees and child support payments. Other duties of the Clerk of the Circuit Courts are issuing marriage licenses, and recording all judicial liens and State Tax Warrants.

The physical address of the Owen County Clerk of the Circuit Courts Office is:
60 S. Main St
Spencer, IN 47460
Phone: 812-829-5015
Email: linda.roy@owencounty.in.gov
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Linda Roy is the Owen County Clerk of the Circuit Courts. She can be contacted at 812-829-5015 or emailed at linda.roy@owencounty.in.gov

Owen County Circuit Court 1 Information

Owen County is served by the Owen Circuit Court, which is the 78th Judicial Circuit of the State of Indiana. The Owen Circuit Court is responsible for processing all types of cases which can be filed in a court of law in Indiana.

The current judge of the Owen County Circuit Court 1 is Honorable Lori Thatcher Quillen, who took office on January 1, 2013. She can be contacted at 812-829-5030.

The mailing address of the Owen County Circuit Court 1 is:
P.O. Box 86
Spencer, IN 47460

The physical address of the Owen County Circuit Court 1 is:
Owen County Courthouse
60 S. Main St
Spencer, IN 47460
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Owen County Circuit Court 2 Information

Owen County is served by a Unified Circuit Court System, Owen Circuit Court 1 and Owen Circuit Court 2. Owen Circuit Court 2 is responsible for cases such as civil plenary, civil collections, mortgage foreclosure, domestic relations, paternity, reciprocal support actions, juvenile chins, termination of parental rights, small claims, protective orders, etc.

The current judge of the Owen County Circuit Court 2 is Honorable Kelsey Hanlon. She can be contacted at 812-829-5046.

The mailing address of the Owen County Circuit Court 2 is:
P.O. Box 613
Spencer, IN 47460

The physical address of the Owen County Circuit Court 2 is:
Owen County Courthouse
60 S. Main St
Spencer, IN 47460
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Owen County Recorder’s Office Information

The County Recorder’s primary responsibility is to preserve permanent public records involving a wide variety of instruments. The Recorder’s Office is responsible for the safekeeping of documents such as deeds, mortgages, liens, leases, subdivision plats, surveys, land contracts, UCC filings, military discharges, etc.

Recording fee schedule for Owen County:
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 Owen County Recorder’s Office is:
60 S. Main St.
Room 201
Spencer, IN 47460
Phone: 812-829-5013
Fax: 812-829-5014
Email: Peggy.Robertson@owencounty.in.gov
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Peggy Robertson is the Owen County Recorder. She can be contacted at 812-829-5013 or emailed at Peggy.Robertson@owencounty.in.gov

Owen, IN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200922,836
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,893
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200919
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200926
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009475
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,938
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009165
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009541
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200951
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20096,852
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200997
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009180
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20094,679
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009155
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200921
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009228
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200914
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009101
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009257
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009644
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200920
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009218
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200997
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200964
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20093,879
Owen County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Owen 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:Owen County Marriage License
Location:Po Box 146, Spencer, Indiana, 47460
Phone:812-829-5015

Owen County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 60 S Main St #205, Spencer, IN 47460, United States
Phone: 812-829-5013

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