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Scott County, Indiana
Genealogy and History

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Scott County Resources

Historical Societies

Scott County Historical Society
PO BOX 245
Scottsburg , IN 47170
President: Wanda Stoffregen

The Heritage Center & Museum
1050 South Main
P.O. Box 122
Scottsburg, IN 47170
E-Mail: Jeannie Carlisle

Lexington Historical Society Inc
P0 BOX 238
Lexington, IN 47138
E-Mail: Cory Walker
President: Cory Walker

Genealogical Organizations

Scott County Genealogical Society
P0 BOX 23
Scottsburg, IN 47170-0023
E-Mail Contact: SCGS
President: Dorothy Rice

Local Historian

Mrs. Carol Buchanan Susnick
4898 Wind Drift Rd
Scottsburg, IN 47170-8421
Scott County Historian

County Library

Scott County Public Library
108 S. Main St.
Scottsburg, IN 47170
Phone: 812.752.2751 E-Mail Contact:Library

Health Department

Scott County Health Department
1471 North Gardner Street
Scottsburg, IN 47170-7751
Health Dept. (812)752-8455
FAX (812)752-6023

Clerk of Circuit Court

Scott Circuit Court Clerk
1 E McClain Ave
Scottsburg, IN 47170
Phone: 812-752-8420
Fax: 812-752-5459

Scott County Recorder's Office

Scott County Court House
1 E McClain Avenue
Scottsburg, IN 47170

The main documents in the Recorder's office houses are deeds. However, there are also mortgages, veteran discharge papers and other odds and ends available.

Vital Records

Birth $6.00 - State office has had birth records since October 1907
Death $4.00 - State office has had death records since 1900
For earlier records, write to Health Dept. in city or county where event occurred
Additional copies of the same record ordered at the same time are $1.00 each
Check or money order should be made payable to Indiana State Department of Health

Vital Records Section
State Department of Health
1330 West Michigan Street P.O. Box 7125
Indianapolis, IN 46206-7125
(317) 383-6274.

Marriage - Clerk of Circuit Court or Clerk of Superior Court in county where license was issued
(Certified copies are not available from State Health Department)

Divorce - County Clerk in county where divorce was granted.