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County Courthouse


Parent County

1808--Harrison County was created 11 October 1808 from Knox and Clark Counties.
County seat: Corydon [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



  • Cemeteries for Harrison County - Linkpendium
  • Location of Harrison County Cemeteries By Township -INGenWeb


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

  • Index to Defective, Dependent & Delinquent Census for Harrison County, Indiana (1880) (members only database, Indiana Genealogical Society)
  • Harrison County, Indiana: Census Records and Indexes - Linkpendium




Local Histories

  • Biographical and Historical Souvenir for the Counties of Clark, Crawford, Harrison, Floyd, Jefferson, Jennings, Scott and Washington, Indiana. (Evansville, Ind: Unigraphic, 1972.) FHL US/CAN Film 934899 Item 4 FHL Collection  other libraries   INTERNET ARCHIVE
  • Roose, William H. 2010.Indiana's birthplace: a history of Harrison County, Indiana. ([LaVergne, TN]: Kessinger Publishing.)   other libraries  Google books



  • List of Pensioners on the Roll January 1, 1883 Harrison County, Indiana (Source: Internet Archive)
  • Some Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Harrison County  INGenWeb

  • Civil War, 1861-1865
  1. Corydon Battle Summary 1863 (Source: American Battlefield Protection Program)
  • World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
  1. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 Harrison County (Source: Explore Ancestry ) ($)
  • World War II, 1941-1945 
  1. Harrison County, Indiana World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps (Source: AccessGenealogy)

Civil War

Civil War service men from Harrison County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Harrison County.

article on the Civil War




Vital Records

  • Indiana State Digital Achives for Death, E-Publication, Instiution, Military, Misc Historical, Naturalization Records can be searched by person name (accessed 26 May 2011)

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).