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

Posey County, Indiana Overview

Posey County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1814 and named after Thomas Posey, governor of Indiana Territory. The county seat is Mount Vernon. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 25,486 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 419.32 square miles of which 409.57 square miles is land and 9.75 square miles is water. Posey County borders the following counties: Gibson County to the north and northeast; Vanderburgh County to the east; Henderson County, Kentucky to the southeast; Union County, Kentucky to the south; Gallatin County, Illinois to the southwest and White County, Illinois to the west and northwest. Posey County has seven zip codes. The zip codes are 47612, 47712, 47616, 47620, 47631, 47633 and 47638. The most populated zip code is 47620.

Posey County Clerk’s Office Information

The office of the County Clerk is an elected position and is to serve a four-year term. The County Clerk’s office is responsible for:

  • Maintaining all court files and records
  • Processing all orders from the civil, juvenile and criminal courts
  • Probating wills and testaments
  • Issuing marriage licenses
  • Accepting filings from individuals willing to run for public office
  • Disburse child support payments
  • Collect traffic violation fines
  • Administering “oath of office” to appointed officers
  • Registration of voters and holding all elections in the county
  • Issuing certificates of election to successful candidates

    The physical address of the Posey County Clerk’s Office is:
    300 Main Street
    Mt. Vernon, IN 47620
    Phone: 812-838-1306
    Email: betty.postletheweight@poseycountyin.gov
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Posey County Recorder’s Office Information

    The primary function of the Recorder’s office is to maintain all land records and documents entrusted to the office. The Recorder’s office also safeguards permanent public records involving documents or instruments such as transactions involving real estate, mining, personal property, mortgages, liens, leases, subdivision plats, military discharges, UCCs, bonds, etc.

    Recording fee schedule for Posey 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 Posey County Recorder’s Office is:
    126 E Third Street
    Room 215
    Mt. Vernon, IN 47620
    Phone: 812-838-1314
    Email: mary.rhoades@poseycountyin.gov
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Mary Hoehn Rhoades is the Posey County Recorder. She can be contacted at 812-838-1314 or emailed at mary.rhoades@poseycountyin.gov

    Office Staffs:

  • Barb Enderson, Part-Time Recorder
  • Barb Smith, Deputy Recorder
  • Shasta”Cola” Carr, Chief Deputy Recorder

    Posey County Assessor’s Office Information

    The primary responsibility of the Assessor’s Office is to discover, list, and calculate the market value of all real and personal property in the county for collecting property taxes.

    The physical address of the Posey County Assessor’s Office is:
    126 E Third Street
    Room 132
    Mt. Vernon, IN 47620
    Phone: 812-838-1309
    Fax: 812-838-8270
    Email: nancy.hoehn@poseycountyin.gov
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Nancy A. Hoehn is the Posey County Assessor. She can be contacted at 812-838-1309or emailed at nancy.hoehn@poseycountyin.gov

    Posey, IN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200928,468
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,448
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200946
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200998
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009464
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,275
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009125
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009653
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200911,820
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200928
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200933
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,067
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009449
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20093
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009178
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009258
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009148
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009466
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009443
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200946
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009107
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009137
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20093,000
    Posey County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Posey 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:Posey County Marriage License
    Location:300 Main Street, Mount Vernon, Indiana, 47620
    Phone:812-838-1306

    Posey County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 300 Main St #115, Mt Vernon, IN 47620, United States
    Phone: 812-838-1306

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