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== County Courthouse  ==
== County Courthouse  ==

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Carroll County Courthouse
 101 W Main Street
Delphi, IN 46923
Phone: 765.564.4485

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1828.
County Health Officer has birth and death and burial records from 1882.
County Recorder has land records from 1828
Public Library Delphi has newspapers from 1841.
County Historical Society has burial records. [1]



The county is named after Charles Carroll (1737-1832), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.[2]

Parent County

1826--Carroll County was created 7 January 1826 from unorganized territory.  County seat: Delphi [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Carroll County, Indiana Genealogy census records online, see: Indiana Census.





Local Histories



Civil War

Civil War service men from Carroll County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment)that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Carroll County.

Civil War Book

"Military History" Chapter 10 in Odell, John C.History of Carroll County, Indiana, Its People, Industries and Institutions. With Biographical Sketches of Representative Citizens and Genealogical Records of Many of the Old Families. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen & company, inc, 1916.) page 191-204.  977.294 H2o FHL US/CAN Book FamilySearch Books Online; FHL Collection    other library 



School Records


Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carroll County, Indiana 211 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Carroll_of_Carrollton.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).