HISTORY AND GENEALOGY
Ripley County, Indiana
bears the name of General E. W. Ripley, a distinguished officer of the
war of 1812.
The general surface of the county may be called level, except in the
vicinity of the water courses, where the hills
are abrupt and high.
The bottom lands along Laughery, and other streams, are rich and
fertile, but they are, for the most part, quite
the uplands, when dry, usually produce well, and much of them is based
on beds of blue limestone;
but large tracts incline to be wet, and will be adapted to grass only,
Versailles is the county
seat, and is
located nearly in the centre of the county.
Ripley county has made very good success in agriculture and education.
325 West Tyson Street
Versailles, Indiana 47042,
County Historical Society
125 Washington Street
P. O. Box 525 - Versailles, Ind. 47042
Health Department (For Birth &
Death Records from 1882)
P.O. Box 423, Courthouse
Versailles, Indiana 47042-0423
(For Marriage & Divorce Records)
Courthouse: Main & Tyson Streets
P. O. Box 177
115 N Main Street
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