Jennings County Local Resources
Look Ups

Jennings County Historical Society
134 E. Brown St.
P. O. Box 335
Vernon, IN  47282


2375 N. State Hwy 3
North Vernon, IN 47265
Ph. (812) 346-2091 ext 275
Fax (812) 346-2127
Dial-a-library: (812) 873-5710

Contact Sheila Kell

For Birth & Death Certificates-nothing much before about 1890 available-it was not required for Counties to record such data before that time-Churches and Family Bibles are the best bet for early records. Open Mon.-Fri., 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Jennings County Health Dept.
In the Courthouse Annex-located across the street from the courthouse in Vernon, Indiana, 1 block north of Hwy.7 on Brown St.
Government Center
200 East Brown Street
P.O. Box 323
Vernon, IN 47282
Telephone: (812) 352-3024

For Deeds and Property Records contact the County Recorders office 
The recorder's office is open Mon.-Fri., 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 

Government Center
200 East Brown Street
Vernon, IN 47282
Telephone: (812) 352-3053

Marriages, wills, probate and other old court records are at the county clerk's office in the Jennings County Courthouse in Vernon, Indiana. (2 miles south of North Vernon on Hwys. 3&7). This office is open Mon.-Fri., 8:00-4:00 p.m.
Jennings County Clerk
County Courthouse
Vernon, IN 47282
Telephone: (812) 352-3070

                                   Look Ups

FREE - Headstone Photo's
Jennings County!
contact DAWN at

Land Plat Map
Lanny Robbins
Please Note:  (you will need a legal description)

Various Jennings County books and records-I moved to Vernon in Jennings County, June of 2010 so can now do local look ups more quickly - send requests for information to  Sheila Kell

A Resource for the Sparks, Fear and Sage families - contact Robert Sparks at

MARRIAGES  in the book "Jennings County Marriages 1866 - 1877, by Ruth Slevin"
Contact Brad at

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