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Jay County was formed in 1836.
It is the only county in the United States named for John Jay,
co-author of the Federalist Papers,

Secretary of Foreign Affairs under the Articles of Confederation,
and first Chief Justice of the United States. John Jay died in 1829



Where you can find Information In Jay County Indiana

Jay County Public Library
315 North Ship Street
Portland,
Indiana 47371
Jay County Historical Museum
903 East Main Street
Portland, Indiana
47371

Museum of the Soldier
P.O. Box 518,
Portland, Indiana
47371

 Jay County Health Department
(For Birth & Death Certificates
from ca. 1882)  
Courthouse Annex, 504 W. Arch Street 
Portland, Indiana 47371

Jay Circuit Court Clerk
(For Marriage, Divorce
and Probate records)

Courthouse
Main & Walnut
Portland,
Indiana 47371 

Dunkirk Public Library
127 West Washington Street
Dunkirk, Indiana 
47336-1218



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