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

Parke County, Indiana Overview

Parke County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1821 and named after Benjamin Parke, a delegate of Indiana Territory to the U.S. Congress. The county seat is Rockville. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 17,202 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 449.98 square miles of which 444.66 square miles is land and 5.32 square miles is water. Parke County borders the following counties: Fountain County to the north; Montgomery County to the northeast; Putnam County to the east; Clay County to the south and Vigo County to the southwest. Parke County has 13 zip codes. The zip codes are 47832, 47834, 47836, 47837, 46135, 47952, 47859, 47860, 47862, 47872, 47874, 46175 and 47989. The most populated zip code is 47872.

Parke County Clerk’s Office Information

The office of the County Clerk is an elected position and is to serve a four-year term. The Clerk’s Office provides the following services:

  • Attending all sessions of the circuit court
  • Filing, recording, and entering all orders pertaining to civil, juvenile, and criminal cases.
  • Issuing various licenses such as marriage licenses
  • Collecting fees and payments such as traffic violation fees and child support payments
  • Registration of all voters and conducting all elections within the county
  • Serving ex officio as a member and secretary of the County Election Board
  • Receiving filings of candidacy from individuals seeking certain elective public offices

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

    116 West High Street
    Room 204
    Rockville, IN 47872
    Phone: (765) 569-5132
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Stacie Jeffries is the Parke County Clerk. She can be contacted at (765) 569-5132.

    Parke County Recorder’s Office Information

    The County Recorder is a constitutional officer of the county elected for a four-year term. The primary functions of the County Recorder’s Office are preserving public records, which includes deeds, mortgages, liens, leases, bankruptcy notices, plats, UCCs, surveys, affidavits, articles of incorporation, etc.

    The physical address of the Parke County Recorder’s Office is:
    116 West High Street
    Room 102
    Rockville, IN 47872
    Phone: (765) 569 – 3419
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Mary Alice Gregg is the Parke County Recorder. She may be contacted at (765) 569 – 3419.

    Jamie York is the Deputy Recorder. He may be contacted at (765) 569 – 3419.

    Parke, IN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200917,890
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,923
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009125
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200928
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200922
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009598
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20091,787
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200998
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009341
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200931
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20094,337
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200931
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200957
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20091,737
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009375
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-200959
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200955
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200992
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20094
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009241
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009313
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200922
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200939
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009275
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009294
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,604
    Parke County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Parke 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:Parke County Marriage License
    Location:116 West High Street, Rockville, Indiana, 47872
    Phone:N/A

    Parke County Clerks Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 116 W High St #204, Rockville, IN 47872, United States
    Phone: 765-569-5132

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