241 Atwood Street, Suite 200      Corydon, Indiana  47112     Phone  (812) 738-3237, Option 4     **Please note new Fax  (812) 738-8781**     Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM


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The Harrison County Health Department has records of births and deaths occurring since 1882 in Harrison County, Indiana,  ONLY.



Fee Schedule   Birth Certificate Application for Harrison County births    Death Certificate Application for Harrison County deaths  Paternity Affidavits and Information for Harrison County births   Documentary evidence that can be used to correct a birth record  Born in another Indiana county?  Contact that county's health department Birth certificate application for Indiana State Department of Health (regardless of what Indiana county the birth occurred) Indiana Vital Records home page Born in another state?  Order from Vital Chek Kentucky birth and/or death certificates


Buffy Fleace is the Harrison County Registrar.  In Indiana, birth and death records are filed and kept in the county where the event occurred.

She can be reached at 812-738-3237, extension 1015.   

E-mail the registrar



Certified Birth and Death certificates are available from February 1, 1882 to the present.  No records prior to this date are available from the County Health Department.  The Indiana State Department of Health in Indianapolis has birth records for every county in Indiana dating from October, 1907, and death records from 1900.

  • Certified Birth Certificates cost $10.00 each from this Health Department.  

  • Certified Death Certificates cost $10.00 each from this Health Department.  

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and provide picture identification.  

  • We accept cash, personal checks, money orders, debit or credit cards.  We accept personal checks and money orders by mail, but we can only accept cash and debit/credit cards in person at our office.  Please note that our debit/credit machine charges the user a 3% fee per transaction.     

  • We are unable to take requests for birth or death certificates over the phone or via the internet.  We cannot process electronic fund transfers over the phone.  You must print out, fill in, and mail the birth or death certificate application to our office with the appropriate payment enclosed.       

  • When ordering by mail, include: 

    • a filled-out Birth or Death Certificate application 

    • the appropriate payment by check or money order (we recommend not mailing cash) 

    • a photocopy of your government-issued picture ID (such as driver's license) 

    • a self-addressed stamped envelope.       

  • Laminated or wallet-sized copies are not available from this office at this time.

  • Due to changes in State law, you must call and make an appointment to file a paternity affidavit.  Please call 812-738-3237, extension 1015, to make an appointment with Buffy.

  • ADOPTION:  If you have questions about birth records following adoption, you can call 812-738-3237, extension 1015, and speak to the Vital Records Registrar.  You can also check the Indiana State Department of Health's web page regarding adoption HERE.


For marriage records, contact the Harrison County Clerk's Office at (812) 738-4289.  They are located in the courthouse at 300 N. Capitol Avenue, Corydon, Indiana  47112.  Click HERE for a link to the clerk's web page.



If you are searching for birth or death records in Harrison County prior to 1882, try calling the Harrison County Genealogy Library at 812-738-5412.  They may be able to help you find something.  

Buffy Fleace, Vital Records Registrar, in the Vital Records office; 

Level B1 of the  Health and Education Building, 241 Atwood Street, Corydon.