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

Shelby County, Indiana Overview

Shelby County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1821 and named after Gen. Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky. The county seat is Shelbyville. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 44,729 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 412.76 square miles of which 411.15 square miles is land and 1.61 square miles is water. Shelby County borders the following counties: Hancock County to the north; Rush County to the east; Decatur County to the southeast; Bartholomew County to the south; Johnson County to the west and Marion County to the northwest. Shelby County has nine zip codes. The zip codes are 46110, 46126, 47234, 46130, 46161, 46144, 46161, 46176 and 46182. The most populated zip code is 46176.

Shelby County Clerk’s Office Information

Shelby County Clerk’s Office provides the following services:

  • Maintain records of all judgments, orders, and decrees of the court.
  • Certify and attest court documents.
  • Maintain all records of pleadings, motions, papers, evidence and court rulings of the court.
  • Issue summonses and subpoenas to witnesses ordering them to appear in court.
  • Issue personal service or sheriff service for Defendants on court cases.
  • Charge and receive court costs and fees in connection with court actions.
  • Receive payments of fines and money judgments levied by the court.
  • Process marriage applications
  • Issue marriage licenses.
  • Process
  • Passport applications.
  • Collect and disburse child support payments.
  • Voter registration and administer all federal, state, county, municipal and special elections within the county.

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

    407 S. Harrison St.
    Room 111
    P.O. Box 198
    Shelbyville, IN 46176
    The physical address of the Shelby County Clerk’s Office is:
    407 S. Harrison St.
    Room 111
    Shelbyville, IN 46176
    Phone: 317-392-6320
    Fax: 317-392-6339
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Vicki R. Franklin is the Shelby County Clerk. She can be contacted at 317-392-6320.

    Shelby County Recorder’s Office Information

    The Recorder’s office is responsible for recording deeds, mortgages, leases, liens, surveys, military discharges, bonds, wills, judgments, UCC’s, land and property transactions, and other miscellaneous instruments.
    Recording fees of Shelby County, Indiana:
    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 Shelby County Recorder’s Office is:
    25 W Polk St.
    Room 101
    Shelbyville, IN 46176
    Phone: 317-392-6370
    Office Hours: Monday – Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    Tawnya Williams is the Shelby County Recorder. She can be contacted at 317-392-6370.
    Office Staffs:
    Sarah Plunkett, Deputy
    Phone: 317-392-6370
    Debby Crafton, Deputy
    Phone: 317-392-6370

    Shelby, IN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200942,406
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20096,158
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200915
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009343
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200948
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200917
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009764
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20094,619
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009308
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009928
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200947
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200912,310
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200957
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200953
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20095,812
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009594
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200953
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009354
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200947
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009580
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009734
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009309
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009219
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200916
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009246
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20097,346
    Shelby County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Shelby 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:Shelby County Marriage License
    Location:407 South Harrison Street, Shelbyville, Indiana, 46176
    Phone:317-392-6320

    Shelby County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 407 S Harrison St # 111, Shelbyville, IN 46176, United States
    Phone: 317-392-6320

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