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 11″ x 17″ or smaller, per page: $1.00
Copies larger than 11″x 17″, per page: $5.00
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 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

Wabash County Clerk’s Office

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

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