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Grant County Indiana Resources

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Grant County, Indiana was created on April 1, 1832 from Madison County, Adams New Purchase and Unorganized Land. Grant County was named for Captains Samuel Grant and Moses Grant.

Grant County is bordered by Huntington County (northeast), Wells County (east), Blackford County (east), Delaware County (southeast), Madison County (south), Tipton County (southwest), Howard County (west), Miami County (west) and Wabash County (northwest).

Cities and towns include Fairmount, Fowlerton, Gas City, Jonesboro, Marion, Matthews, Swayzee, Sweetser, Upland and Van Buren.

Townships include Center, Fairmount, Franklin, Green, Jefferson, Liberty, Mill, Monroe, Pleasant, Richland, Sims, Van Buren and Washington.

Genealogical Databases:

Indexes for birth, marriage, death, cemetery records and others. The index is free, the library will provide copies of original records by mail for a nominal fee. Marion is the county seat of Grant County.

Libraries :

The Indiana History and Genealogy department works to preserve the history of Grant County, its people, and businesses, as well as assisting genealogists in researching their family history.
Marion Public Library
600 S. Washington St.
Marion, Indiana 46952
765-668-2900 ext. 153
Gas City - Mill Township Public Library
135 E. Main St.
Gas City, Indiana 46933
Swayzee Public Library
301 S. Washington St.
Swayzee, Indiana 46986
765 -922-7526
Selected Holdings at the Indiana State Library

Historical Societies:

The mission of the Grant County, Indiana Historical Society is to collect, preserve and interpret the heritage of Grant County, Indiana.
Grant County Historical Society
P.O. Box 1951
Marion, Indiana 46952
The Jonesboro Historical Society exists to preserve and communicate Jonesboro history.

County Historian:

Web Pages:

Part of the INGenWeb Project, which is in turn part of USGenWeb. With links to Vital Records, Cemeteries, Obituaries, Communities, Government Offices, History, Maps, Family Histories, Biographies, Libraries, Newspapers, & more.
Guide to Grant County, Indiana ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.
Volunteer resources for genealogical research
Free genealogy resources for Grant County, Indiana.
Free genealogy resources for Grant County, Indiana.

Local Government Resources:

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