Johnson County, Indiana
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Johnson County Courthouse in Franklin, Indiana


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History of Johnson County

Slaves

School Age Children in 1845

Edinburg High School Alumni Directory 1877-1919

History of the Townships


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 Johnson County, Indiana

Johnson County was formed in 1823. It was named for John Johnson, a judge of the Indiana Supreme Court. This is probably John Johnson of Knox County, delegate to the State constitutional convention, appointed to the Supreme Court in 1816.

The south end of the county is also home to the Camp Atterbury military installation.

National Register of Historic Places in Johnson County
Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, 499 W. Madison St, Franklin
Edingurgh Commerical Historic District, roughly bounded by Thompson and main Sts, the alley north of Main Cross St and the former Conrail railroad tracks, Edingurgh
Franklin College Library (Shirk Hall), 600 E. Monroe St, Franklin
Franklin College - Old Main, 600 E. Monroe St, Franklin
Franklin Commercial Historic District, roughly E & W Court St and Jefferson, Monroe & Main, Franklin
Franklin Senior High School, 550 E. Jefferson St, Franklin
Furnas Mill Bridge, Pisgah Rd & Sugar Creek-Atterbury Fish & Wildlife Area, NW of Edinburgh, Blue River Township
Greenlawn Cemetery, 100 W. South St, Franklin
Greenwood Commercial Historic District, 172-332 W. Main St & 147-211 S. Madison Ave, Greenwood
Heck-Hasler House, 6612 N. 575E, NE of Franklin, Clark Township
Herriott House, 696 N. Main St, Franklin
Hopewell Presbyterian Church, 548 W 100N, west of Franklin, Franklin Township
Johnson County Courthouse Square, Courthouse Square, Franklin
Martin Place Historic District, N & S sides of Martin Pl between Graham Ave & Water St & 500, 198 & 450 N Main St, Franklin
Masonic Temple, 135 N. Main St, Franklin
South Walnut Street Historic Distric, roughly both sides of S. Walnut St from Thompson St S to 507 & 514 S Walnut, plus the 100 block of W. Campbell, Edinburgh
Toner Historic District, E. Main Cross from the CSX tracks to White Oak Ln, Edinburgh
Van Nuys Farm, State Road 144, NW of Hopewell, Franklin Township
August Zeppenfield House, 300 W. Jefferson St, Franklin

 TOWNSHIPS
Blue River - Clark - Franklin - Hensley - Needham - Nineveh - Pleasant - Union - White River

 CITIES AND TOWNS
Bargersville - Edinburgh - Franklin - Greenwood - New Whiteland - Princes Lakes - Trafalgar - Whiteland

 EXTINCT TOWNS
Farwest

County Seat: Franklin
Year Organized: 1823
Square Miles: 321.79

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Online Records

Biographies Marriage Index
Birth Index Marriage Notices
Birth Notices Military
Books Miscellaneous
Burial Index Museums
Cemeteries News/Brevities
Census Data Newspapers
Churches Obituaries
County History Photographs
Court Records Pioneers
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Directories Schools
Disasters Societies
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FAQs Tax Lists
Historical Landmarks Towns
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Website Updates:
2016Nov
Johnson County History, National Register of Historic Places in Johnson County, listing of Townships, Cities and Towns, Extinct Towns,  Research Resources - Main Index Page

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Where to find information in Johnson County, Indiana

Johnson County Historical Society & Museum
135 N. Main St.
Franklin, IN 46131-1720
317-346-4500
Johnson County Health Department
86 W. Court St
Franklin, IN 46131
317-346-4365
(birth & death records)
Edinburgh Public Library - Genealogy Room
119 W. Main Cross St.
Edinburgh, IN 46124-1499
812-526-5487
Johnson County Recorder
86 W. Court St
Franklin, IN 46131
317-346-4385
(land records)
Greenwood Public Library
310 S. Meridan St.
Greenwood, IN 46143
317-881-1953

Johnson County Clerk
5 E. Jefferson St
Franklin, IN 46131
317-346-4450
(marriage & court records)
Johnson County Public Library - Historical Room
401 S. State St
Franklin, IN 46131-2454
317-738-2833


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