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

Ripley County, Indiana Overview

Ripley County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1816 and named after Gen. Eleazer Wheelock Ripley, the hero of the War of 1812. The county seat is Versailles. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 28,419 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 448.06 square miles of which 446.43 square miles is land and 1.64 square miles is water. Ripley County borders the following counties: Franklin County to the north; Dearborn County to the east; Ohio County to the southeast; Switzerland County to the southeast; Jefferson County to the south; Jennings County to the west and Decatur County to the northwest. Ripley County has 12 zip codes. The zip codes are 47006, 47224, 47017, 47018, 47240, 47023, 47250, 47031, 47034, 47037, 47041 and 47042. The most populated zip code is 47006.

Ripley County Clerk’s Office Information

The Clerk’s Office is responsible for filing, recording, and entering all orders pertaining to civil, juvenile, and criminal cases; attending sessions of the circuit court; issuing marriage licenses; collecting fees and payments such as traffic violation fees; collecting child support payments; and process adoptions; guardianships; small claims; and protective orders. The Clerk’s office also processes applications for passports. The Clerk is also a member and secretary of the county election board and is responsible for voter registrations, receiving filings of candidacy from individuals seeking certain elective public offices; and conducting all elections within the county.

The mailing address of the Ripley County Clerk’s Office is:

Ripley County Courthouse
115 N. Main Street
P.O. Box 177
Versailles, IN 47042

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

Ripley County Courthouse, 2nd Floor
115 N. Main Street
Versailles, IN 47042
Phone: 812-689-6115
Fax: 812-689-6000
Email: gbradford@ripleycounty.com
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Ginger Bradford is the Ripley County Clerk. She can be contacted at 812-689-6115 or emailed at gbradford@ripleycounty.com

Ripley County Recorder’s Office Information

The responsibility of the Recorder’s office is to records deeds, mortgages, assignments, releases, powers of attorney, real estate contracts, annexations, trustee elections, affidavits, final decrees, surveys, federal tax liens, mechanics liens, military discharges, articles of incorporation, cemetery deeds, bonds, plats, condominiums, delinquent sewer liens, and miscellaneous instruments.

The recording fees for the Ripley County, Indiana are as follows:

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 mailing address of the Ripley County Recorder’s Office is:
Ripley County Annex Building
102 West First North Street
P.O. Box 404
Versailles, IN 47042

The physical address of the Ripley County Recorder’s Office is:
Ripley County Annex Building
102 West First North Street
Versailles, IN 47042
Phone: 812-689-5808
Fax: 812-689-0048
Email: recorder@ripleycounty.com
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
MaryAnn McCoy is the Ripley County Recorder. She can be contacted at 812-689-5808 or emailed at recorder@ripleycounty.com

Ripley, IN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200927,969
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,747
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009105
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200943
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200929
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20094
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009499
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,240
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009168
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009630
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200918
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200911,234
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200934
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,465
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009624
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200988
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009183
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200931
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009338
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009470
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009146
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200929
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200910
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200998
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20093,380
Ripley County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Ripley 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:Ripley County Marriage License
Location:115 North Main Street, Versailles, Indiana, 47042
Phone:812-689-6115

Ripley County Clerk’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 115 N Main St, Versailles, IN 47042, United States
Phone: 812-689-6115

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