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Local Resources

Putnam County "Address" Book

Putnam County Courthouse

Clerk of Courts

Opal Sutherlin, Clerk

P. O. Box 546

Greencastle, Indiana 46135-0546

Phone: (765) 653-2648

Fax: (765) 653-8405

Note: This office maintains marriage records from 1822, divorce and probate records from 1825, as well as civil court records from 1828.

Putnam County Board of Health

Courthouse Annex

209 W. Liberty Street

Greencastle, Indiana 46135-1284

Phone: (765) 653-5210

Fax: (765) 653-5992

Note: This office maintains birth and death records from 1882. When requesting a death certificate ask for a genealogical death certificate in order to obtain whatever information was recorded about the decedent's family, etc.

Putnam County Recorder

Second Floor Courthouse

Greencastle, Indiana 46135

Phone: (765) 653-5613

Note: This office maintains deed records.

Putnam County Surveyor

Fourth Floor Courthouse

Greencastle, Indiana 46135

Phone: (765) 653 - 5603

Note: This office sells "official" county road maps showing the location of all highways, towns, cemeteries, townships and township sections.


Putnam County Cemetery Board

Donald Brattain

Putnam County Annex

209 West Liberty Street

Greencastle, Indiana 46135

Phone: (765) 653-6834

Note: The Cemetery Board maintains and repairs old cemeteries in the county

Putnam County Historian

Susan Huber, Putnam County Historian

4565 East 650 North

Bainbridge, IN 46105

Putnam County Historical Society

Putnam County Historical Society

P. O. Box 801

Greencastle, IN 46135-0801

Cyril Johnson Room

Putnam County Public Library

103 E. Poplar St.

P. O. Box 116

Greencastle, IN 46135-0116

Phone (765) 653-2755

Note: Special Hours for Cyril Johnson Genealogy Room

Monday-Wednesday-Friday 9:30 a. m. - 12 p. m. , 1 p. m. - 5 p. m.

Tuesday-Thursday 9:30 a. m. - 12 p. m. , 1 p. m. - 5 p. m. , 6 p. m. - 8 p. m.

Saturday 9 a. m. - 12 p. m. , 1 p. m. - 5 p. m.

Sunday: Closed

The Cyril Johnson Genealogy Room houses genealogical and historical collections. Volunteers in this department will do nominal index searches. Out-of-county researchers may write to the above address or submit email requests for information.

Archives and Special Collections

Roy O. West Library

400 S. College Avenue

Greencastle, IN 46135


Monday - Friday 8 a. m. - 5 p. m.

Tuesday evening 6 - 9 p. m.

Summer Hours:

Monday - Friday 8 a. m. - 4 p. m.

Other hours by appointment

(765) 658-4406

Fax: (765) 658-4423

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