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Bartholomew County, IN Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 924
Columbus, IN 47202-0924 bartholomew.in.gov/courts.html
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 812-379-1605
F: 812-379-1764
Couriers: 234 Washington St
Columbus, IN 47201
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Probate, Family
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental health, adoption or sealed released. All searches 1985 to present
The Circuit Court has jurisdiction for adult felony, criminal adoptions, estates, guardianship, civil collection (tax collection), mortgage foreclosure, civil torts, civil plenary, paternity action/dissolution, protective orders, and reciprocal cases.
Superior Court II
PO Box 924
Columbus, IN 47202-0924 bartholomew.in.gov/courts.html
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 812-379-1623, 812-379-1610
F: 812-379-1628
Couriers: 234 Washington St
Columbus, IN 47201
Jurisdiction: Felony (low) , Misdemeanor, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic, Ordinance
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental health, adoption or sealed released. All searches 1985 to present
Superior Court II handles all types of civil cases, except juvenile, some felonies and most of the misdemeanor criminal cases filed in Bartholomew County. All cases files are managed by the County Clerk.
Superior Court I
PO Box 924
Columbus, IN 47202-0924 bartholomew.in.gov/courts.html
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 812-379-1623, 812-379-1610
F: 812-379-1628
Couriers: 234 Washington St
Columbus, IN 47201
Jurisdiction: Felony , Misdemeanor, Civil over $6,000, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental health, adoption or sealed released. All searches 1985 to present
Superior Court I hears cases for most felony cases of A, B, and C level violations and some misdemeanor charges. All cases files are managed by the County Clerk.

Bartholomew County, IN Vital Records

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Bartholomew County
County Recorder
440 3rd St, #203
Columbus, IN 47201 www.bartholomew.in.gov/recorder.h...
8AM-5PM EST
Phone: 812-379-1520
Fax: 812-375-5440
Recorded Documents

Bartholomew County Vital Certificates

Bartholomew County Vital Certificates

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Bartholomew County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 406.84 sq mi
Population (2009): 76,063
  • Females: 50.6%
  • White: 93.2%
  • Black/African American: 2.2%
  • Asian: 3.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 4.6%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 88.8%
Population Change (2000-2009): 4,628
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 3.8%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 5.3%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 10.6%
High School Graduates (2000): 83.8%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 22.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.52
Housing Units (2000): 29,853
Homeownership Rate (2000): 74.3%
Migration Flow to Bartholomew County, IN from (2007-2008):

Bartholomew County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $2,595,726
  • Construction: $99,504
  • Retail Trade: $122,248
  • Professional and Technical Services: $105,337
  • Healthcare: $184,767
  • Banking: $106,992
  • Retail Trade: $122,248
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $50,526
  • Manufacturing: $1,241,097
  • Farms: $6,340
  • Government: $283,880
Employed (2000): 35,744
Unemployed (2000): 1,364
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.3%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $36,957
Local Government Employment (2007): 4,855
Local Government Revenue (2007): $298,914 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $152,434 (thou. dol.)

Bartholomew County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,085
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.5
Deaths (2007): 649
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.7
Infant Deaths (2007): 12
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.1

Bartholomew County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 70
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 2
  • Forcible rape: 5
  • Robbery: 14
  • Aggravated Assault: 49
Property Crimes (2008): 2,377
  • Burglary: 217
  • Larceny-Theft: 2,032
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 128

Bartholomew County Genealogy Records