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Washington County, IN Public Records

Circuit Court
99 Public Sq, #102
County Clerk's Office
Salem, IN 47167 http://www.washingtoncounty.in.gov
Hours: 8AM-4PM M-F EST
P: 812-883-5748
F: 812-883-8108
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Eviction, Small Claims, Probate, Family, Traffic, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, adoption or sealed released; no information given out via telephone
The County Clerk is the record keeper for all court records. Will only return calls to toll-free numbers. The Washington Superior Court has concurrent jurisdiction with the Circuit Court in all cases, except for juvenile matters.
Superior Court
801 Jackson St.
Salem, IN 47167 http://www.washingtoncounty.in.gov
Hours: 8AM-4PM M-F EST
P: 812-883-4949
F: 812-883-5488
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil, Small Claims, Probate, Family
Restricted Records: No juvenile, mental, adoption or sealed released; no information given out via telephone
The Superior Court has jurisdiction to hear civil cases, certain criminal cases (such as theft and drug use), divorces, estates, guardianships, protective orders, and small claims.

Washington County, IN Vital Records

Contact the Washington County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Washington County
County Recorder
www.washingtoncounty.in.gov/washi...
8AM-4PM EST
Phone: 812-883-4001
Fax: 812-883-4020
Recorded Documents

Washington County Vital Certificates

Washington County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Washington County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 514.42 sq mi
Population (2009): 27,729
  • Females: 49.9%
  • White: 98.4%
  • Black/African American: 0.5%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 97.4%
Population Change (2000-2009): 506
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.4%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 13.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 75.2%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 10.2%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.62
Housing Units (2000): 11,191
Homeownership Rate (2000): 81.1%
Migration Flow to Washington County, IN from (2007-2008):

Washington County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $292,912
  • Construction: $15,314
  • Retail Trade: $19,767
  • Professional and Technical Services: $8,496
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $8,280
  • Retail Trade: $19,767
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $6,843
  • Manufacturing: $83,394
  • Farms: $13,724
  • Government: $74,463
Employed (2000): 13,181
Unemployed (2000): 608
Unemployment Rate (2009): 11.6%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $27,180
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,415
Local Government Revenue (2007): $78,666 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $26,009 (thou. dol.)

Washington County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 331
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.9
Deaths (2007): 257
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.2
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 3.0

Washington County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 6
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 0
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 5
Property Crimes (2008): 19
  • Burglary: 7
  • Larceny-Theft: 12
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 0

Washington County Genealogy Records