DeKalb County Vital Records

Search DeKalb County IN vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


DeKalb County Clerk Office

Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records for their municipality. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for vital records, which are available to the public. The office maintains certificates, death certificate, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Ashley Clerk Ashley IN 500 South Gonser Avenue 46705 260-587-9276

Butler Clerk Butler IN 201 South Broadway Street 46721 260-868-5200

Corunna Clerk Corunna IN 102 North Bridge Street 46730 260-281-2911

Dekalb County Clerk Auburn IN 100 Main Street 46706 260-333-0701

Waterloo City Clerk Waterloo IN 280 North Wayne Street 46793 260-837-7428


DeKalb County Health Department

Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records for births, deaths, marriages, and divorces that took place in their county or state. Many Health Departments have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

De Kalb County Health Department Auburn IN 220 East 7th Street 46706 260-925-3450


DeKalb County Marriage License Office

Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in the office’s jurisdiction. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses they have issued, which are available to the public. In many locations, Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

DeKalb County Marriage License Auburn IN Martha Grimm, Clerk Po Box 230, 100 S. Main Street 46706 260-925-0912


DeKalb County Coroner & Medical Examiner

Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain records by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Dekalb County Medical Examiner & Coroner Auburn IN 102 Zona Drive 46706 260-927-3712


DeKalb County Town & City Hall

The Town Hall or City Hall is the chief administrative office that runs the town or city. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including vital records. You can find birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Altona Town Hall Garrett IN 1312 West Quincy Street 46738 260-553-4016

Ashley City Hall Ashley IN 500 South Gonser Avenue 46705 260-587-9276

St Joe Town Hall St. Joe IN 102 3rd Street 46785 260-337-5449