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{{Infobox U.S. County | county = Howard County | county_map = | state = Indiana | state_map = Indiana.png | latd = | longd = | founded year = 1844 | founded date = January 15 | seat = Kokomo | building image = | building address = Howard County; 104 N Buckeye St; PO Box 9004; Kokomo, IN 46904; Ph. 765.456.2204}}
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Howard County, Indiana
Map of the U.S. highlighting Indiana
Location of Indiana in the U.S.
Founded January 15, 1844
County Seat Kokomo
Address Howard County; 104 N Buckeye St; PO Box 9004; Kokomo, IN 46904; Ph. 765.456.2204

County Courthouse

Howard County; 104 N Buckeye St; PO Box 9004; Kokomo, IN 46904; Ph. 765.456.2204 Details: (Formerly Richardville Co. Name changed to Howard 28 Dec 1846) (Co Clk has m, div, pro & ct rec from 1844; Co Redr has land rec; Co Hlth dept has b, d & bur rec)


Parent County

1844--Howard County was created 15 January 1844 from Carroll, Cass, Miami, Grant and Hamilton Counties. County seat: Kokomo [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

  • Kokomo
  • Greentown
  • Russiaville
  • Indian Heights


  • Center
  • Clay
  • Ervin
  • Harrison
  • Honey Creek
  • Howard
  • Jackson
  • Liberty
  • Monroe
  • Taylor
  • Union

Other places

  • Alto
  • Cassville
  • Center
  • Hemlock
  • New London
  • Oakford
  • Phlox
  • West Middleton

Neighboring Counties




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





Local Histories



Civil War

Civil War service men from Howard 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 Howard County.

Civil War Books

  • Howard in The Civil War" in Morrow, Jackson. 1909. History of Howard County, Indiana. (Indianapolis: B.F. Bowen), (page 130-196, Regiment; "Soldiers Who Died In The Serive" page 188-196)  other libraries  vol.1  INTERNET ARCHIVE  vol. 2 INTERNET ARCHIVE



School Records


Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries 

Kokomo-Howard County Public Library

220 North Union Street, Kokomo, IN 46901-4614



Genealogy and Local History Department

Family History Centers

Web Sites


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