Lake County Records

Search for Lake County IN county records. County records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records, marriage licenses, divorce records, property tax records, property ownership, historical records, genealogical research, property titles, property deeds, county maps, county taxes, county zones, school boundaries, and more.


Clerk Offices in Lake County Indiana are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of Lake County records. These include vital records such as birth certificates, marriage records, divorce records, and death certificates, which can be useful for proving identity or for conducting genealogical research in Lake County. They may also keep documents related to Lake County property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Lake County Clerk is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Dyer Clerk Dyer IN 1 Town Square 46311 219-865-2421

East Chicago City Clerk East Chicago IN 2301 East Columbus Drive 46312 219-391-8491

Hammond City Clerk Hammond IN 5925 Calumet Avenue 46320 219-853-6502

Highland Clerk Highland IN 3333 Ridge Road 46322 219-838-1080

Hobart City Clerk Hobart IN 414 Main Street 46342 219-942-1940

Lake County Clerk East Chicago IN 3711 Main Street 46312 219-398-2442

Lake County Clerk Hammond IN 232 Russell Street 46320 219-931-3440

Lake County Clerk Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3533

Lake Station Clerk Lake Station IN 3701 Fairview Avenue 46405 219-962-3111

Merrillville Clerk Merrillville IN 7820 Broadway 46410 219-769-3501

Munster Town Clerk Munster IN 1005 Ridge Road 46321 219-836-6940

Schererville Clerk Schererville IN 10 East Joliet Street 46375 219-322-4581


Assessor Offices in Lake County Indiana determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by Lake County residents. Lake County Assessors also keep a number of property-related documents, including records on property tax assessments, property appraisals, tax liens, foreclosures, and property tax payments. These Lake County public records include information about current and former owners of a property, the property's size and location, zones and use regulations, and transfers of the property ownership. Assessors may make county records available through their website.

Calumet Township Assessor Gary IN 501 East 5th Avenue 46402 219-885-0555

Hanover Township Assessor Cedar Lake IN 10917 West 133rd Avenue 46303 219-374-7936

Hobart Township Assessor Hobart IN 1461 South Lake Park Avenue 46342 219-942-7878

Lake County Assessor's Office Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3718

Ross Township Assessor Merrillville IN 7870 Broadway 46410 219-769-7667


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices in Lake County Indiana are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include Lake County property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Lake County Treasurer and Tax Collectors maintain a number of property-related county records, including Lake County property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain Lake County public records on property transfers and sales, including titles and deeds, which list the former and current owners as well as information on the property itself. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices may provide online access to their county records.

Dyer Treasurer Dyer IN 1 Town Square 46311 219-865-2421

Hammond Treasurer Hammond IN 232 Russell Street 46320 219-933-2900

Highland Treasurer Highland IN 3333 Ridge Road 46322 219-838-1080

Lake County Treasurer East Chicago IN 4525 Indianapolis Boulevard 46312 219-391-8350

Lake County Treasurer Gary IN 11 East 4th Avenue 46402 219-881-6300

Lake County Treasurer's Office Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3760

Lake Station Treasurer Lake Station IN 3701 Fairview Avenue 46405 219-962-3111

Merrillville Treasurer Merrillville IN 7820 Broadway 46410 219-769-3501

Schererville Treasurer Schererville IN 10 East Joliet Street 46375 219-322-4581


Town and City Halls in Lake County Indiana are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including Lake County vital records such as birth certificates, marriage license records, divorce records, and death certificates. These can be used as proof of identity, in applications for government services, or for performing genealogical research. The Town or City Hall in Lake County may also keep documents on property ownership, property taxes and tax assessments, and maps for their jurisdiction that include zones, property boundaries, and school boundaries. Town and City Halls often make county records available online.

East Chicago City Hall East Chicago IN 4525 Indianapolis Boulevard 46312 219-391-8300

Gary City Hall Gary IN 401 Broadway 46402 219-881-1414

Griffith Town Hall Griffith IN 349 North Indiana Street 46319 219-922-3078

Griffith Town Hall Griffith IN 111 North Broad Street 46319 219-924-7500

Hammond City Hall Hammond IN 5925 Calumet Avenue 46320 219-853-6324

Highland Town Hall Highland IN 3333 Ridge Road 46322 219-838-1080

Hobart City Hall Hobart IN 414 Main Street 46342 219-942-1940

Lowell Town Hall Lowell IN 501 East Main Street 46356 219-696-7794

Merrillville Town Hall Merrillville IN 7820 Broadway 46410 219-769-5711

Munster Town Hall Munster IN 1005 Ridge Road 46321 219-836-8810

New Chicago Town Hall New Chicago IN 122 Huber Boulevard 46342 219-962-1157

Schererville Town Hall Schererville IN 10 East Joliet Street 46375 219-322-2211

Schneider Town Hall Schneider IN 23800 Parrish Avenue 46376 219-552-0661


Archives in Lake County Indiana preserve historically significant documents, which can include a number of county records, such as historical birth certificates and death certificates, as well as marriage and divorce records which can be useful when performing Lake County genealogical research. Lake County Archives may also contain photographs, historical maps, personal documents, and other historical records about a specific location and the people who lived there. They may also hold historic newspapers that contain Lake County public records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.

East Chicago Vital Records Archive East Chicago IN 100 West Chicago Avenue 46312 219-391-8413


Historical Societies in Lake County Indiana are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Lake County Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including Lake County vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with Lake County genealogical research. They may also have photographs, historical maps, historical laws, and other records for their location and the people who lived there. Historical Societies may provide online access to their Lake County public records.

Gary Historical Society Gary IN 535 West 35th Avenue 46408 219-980-3200

Griffith Historical Society Griffith IN 201 South Broad Street 46319 219-924-9701

Hessville Historical Society Hammond IN 7205 Kennedy Avenue 46323 219-931-7559

Highland Indiana Historical Society Highland IN 2611 Highway Avenue 46322 828-787-1050

Hobart Historical Society Hobart IN 706 East 4th Street 46342 219-942-0970

Lake County Indiana Historical Society Crown Point IN 1 North Court Street 46307 219-662-3975

Lake Station Historical Society Lake Station IN 2400 Central Avenue 46405 219-962-2001

Merrillville Ross Township Historical Society Merrillville IN 13 West 73rd Avenue 46410 219-756-2042


Auditor Offices in Lake County Indiana are responsible for providing oversight for government agencies. As part of this job, Auditors evaluate the performance of government agencies and their compliance with laws, rules, and regulations, and they also investigate corruption and fraudulent activities. Lake County Auditors maintain a number of records related to their function, including audit reports, government evaluation reports, corruption reports, and fraud investigations. They often produce annual or semi-annual reports on a number of agencies within the county government. Auditor Offices typically make Lake County public records available on their website.

Lake County Auditor Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3120


Recorders of Deeds in Lake County Indiana keep a range of real estate ownership documents for a county or local government as part of their job to ensure the accuracy of property, land, and Lake County property tax records. The Lake County Recorder's Office has county records on property ownership, transfers of property including deeds and titles, and property tax records such as property appraisals, Lake County tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and Lake County property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Lake County Recorder of Deeds Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3730