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

Wabash County, Indiana Overview

Wabash County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. The county was formed in 1833 and named after the Wabash River. The county seat is Wabash. According to the U.S. Census Bureau of 2013, the county has a population of approximately 32,358 people. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 420.98 square miles of which 412.43 square miles is land and 8.54 square miles is water. Wabash County borders the following counties: Kosciusko County to the north; Whitley County to the northeast; Huntington County to the east; Grant County to the south; Miami County to the west and Fulton County to the northwest. Wabash County has eight zip codes. The zip codes are 46941, 46943, 46946, 46962, 46980, 46984, 46990 and 46992. The most populated zip code is 46992.

Wabash County Clerk’s Office Information

The Clerk of the Circuit and Superior Courts is a county elected official who serves as an officer of the court and the manager of court information. The Clerk also serves as a member of the Election Board.

The Clerk administers the official court records for all trial court cases, prepares the permanent historical records for the courts, and processes and issues various documents for court cases. Other responsibilities of the Clerk’s office are:

  • Prepare receipts of court costs, fees, and fines for all court cases
  • Collect and disburse child support payments
  • Collect costs and disburse judgment monies
  • Collect traffic violation fees and fines
  • Process marriage and passport applications
  • Issue marriage license
  • Receive filings and process new cases for civil, criminal, family relations, probate and small claims
  • Issue arrest warrants, commitments, protective orders, and various court documents
  • Maintain the Judgment Docket and Record of Judgments and Orders
  • Oversee the scanning, microfilming and the maintenance of court records
  • Prepare certified copies of documents
  • Voter Registration and administering all elections

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

    69 W Hill St.
    Wabash, IN 46992
    Phone: (260) 563-0661 or (800) 286-3190
    Fax: (260) 569-1352
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Elaine Martin is the Wabash County Clerk. She can be contacted at (260-563-0661 ext 1230.
    Wabash County Clerk’s Office Staffs:
    Melody, First Deputy — Child Support/Passports/Circuit Court
    Phone: 260-563-0661 ext 1236
    Kara, First Deputy — Circuit Court Deputy Clerk
    Phone: 260-563-0661 ext 1235
    Lora, Deputy Clerk – marriage licenses, records, research
    Phone: 260-563-0661 ext 1234
    Jane, Deputy — Bookkeeper, Superior Court civil
    Phone: 260-563-0661 ext 1233
    Shayla Deputy — Bookkeeper, Superior Court criminal
    Phone: 260-563-0661 ext 1237
    Shayla Deputy — Traffic, Small Claims
    Phone: 260-563-0661 ext 1231
    Teresa Deputy — Elections and Voter Registration
    Phone: 260-563-0661 ext 1238
    Lora Deputy — Genealogy and Research
    Phone: 260-563-0661 ext 1268

    Wabash County Recorder’s Office Information

    The primary duties of the County Recorder are:

  • Records any instrument submitted for recording, if it meets essential requirements. The documents that are recorded are deeds, mortgages, assignments, releases, powers of attorney, real estate contracts, annexations, trustee elections, affidavits, surveys, federal tax liens, mechanics liens, military discharges, articles of incorporation, cemetery deeds, bonds, plats, condominiums, firms doing business under assumed names, delinquent sewer liens, and miscellaneous instruments.
  • Filing Uniform Commercial Code instruments.
  • Prepare and provide copies of any instrument and certifies to those recorded when requested by the court or other parties.

    Recording fee schedule for Wabash County:

    Deeds and other documents: $25.00
    Each additional page exceeding 8 1/2″ x 14″: $5.00
    Mortgages: $55.00
    Each additional page exceeding 8 1/2″ x 14″: $5.00
    Mechanics Lien:
    With first-class mailing: $25.00
    Each additional mailing: $2.00
    Copies:
    Copies 11″ x 17″ or smaller, per page: $1.00
    Copies larger than 11″x 17″, per page: $5.00
    Certifying:
    Document: $5.00
    Uniform Commercial Code Liens:
    Initial filing or amendments, 2 pages or less: $6.00
    3 Pages or more: $10.00
    Search, one name: $7.00
    Each additional name: $5.00

    The physical address of the Wabash County Recorder’s Office is:

    1 W Hill St Ste 105
    Wabash, IN 46992
    Email: recorder@wabashcounty.in.gov
    Phone: (260) 563-0661 ext. 1253
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Wabash County Assessor’s Office Information

    The Assessor primary responsibility is to assess all property in the county which includes all land, real and personal property for the collection of property tax.

    The physical address of the Wabash County Assessor’s Office is:
    1 W Hill St Ste 101
    Wabash, IN 46992
    Email: coassessor@wabashcounty.in.gov
    Phone: (260) 563-0661
    Fax: (260) 563-3451
    Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Kelly Schenkel is the Wabash County Assessor. She can be contacted at (260) 563-0661 ext. 1227.

    Wabash County Assessor’s Office Staffs:
    Christine Paul, Deputy
    Phone: (260) 563-0661 ext. 1228
    Brenda Conner, Deputy
    Phone: (260) 563-0661 ext. 1229
    Jean Schuler, Deputy
    Phone: (260) 563-0661 ext. 1229

    Wabash, IN Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200932,346
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20095,229
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009122
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200928
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009924
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,344
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009189
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009640
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200935
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200910,633
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200937
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200977
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,918
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009602
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009162
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009344
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200911
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009344
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009623
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200934
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200960
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009150
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009180
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200930
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009173
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200943
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20093,995
    Wabash County Marriage License Office
    In order to obtain a marriage license in Wabash 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:Wabash County Marriage License
    Location:69 West Hill Street, Wabash, Indiana, 46992
    Phone:260-563-0661

    Wabash County Clerk’s Office

    Address: 1 W Hill St Ste 105 Wabash, IN 46992
    Phone: (260) 563-0661

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