Lake County Public Index (Indiana)

Search for Lake County, IN public indexes. A public index search provides information on vital documents, birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, divorce records, court cases, legal disputes, criminal trials, traffic court violations, family court cases, misdemeanor charges, felony charges, criminal sentences, plea bargains, settlements, court records, case information, property records, property tax reports, property appraisals, government publications, and public documents.


Lake County Courts act as judicial bodies to resolve legal disputes, including civil and criminal cases in Lake County, Indiana. They may also provide a searchable public index of Lake County court records, including case information, trial outcomes, and any sentences, plea bargains, or settlements. Lake County public indexes allow searches by name or business name, by case number, or by court or case type, which can provide information on misdemeanors and felonies, traffic court violations, family court cases, divorce records, and appeal records. Many Courts provide online access to the Lake County public index.

Crown Point City Court Crown Point IN South Main Street 46307 219-662-3243

East Chicago City Court East Chicago IN 2301 East Columbus Drive 46312 219-391-8489

Gary City Court Gary IN 555 Polk Street 46402 219-881-1271

Hammond City Court Hammond IN 5925 Calumet Avenue 46320 219-853-6388

Hobart City Court Hobart IN 414 Main Street 46342 219-942-8218

Lake Circuit Court Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3488

Lake County Superior Court I Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3570

Lake County Superior Court II Hammond IN 232 Russell Street 46320 219-933-2843

Lake County Superior Court III Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3500

Lake Station City Court Lake Station IN 3701 Fairview Avenue 46405 219-962-2145

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

Merrillville Town Court Merrillville IN 7820 Broadway 46410 219-756-6185

Schererville Town Court Schererville IN 25 East Joliet Street 46375 219-865-5579

Whiting City Court Whiting IN 1443 119th Street 46394 219-659-4688


Lake County Clerk Offices maintain public records for a county or local government, including vital records, property records, and permit records in Lake County, Indiana. Clerks may provide a public index to search their Lake County records, which can provide information on birth certificates, marriage licenses, divorce records, and death certificates. Lake County public indexes may also contain property tax assessments, real estate appraisal reports, property owner information, and other records related to property. Lake County Clerks may provide online access to their public index, which can be used for many forms of research.

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 Hammond IN 232 Russell Street 46320 219-931-3440

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

Lake County Clerk Crown Point IN 2293 North Main Street 46307 219-755-3460

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

St John Clerk St. John IN 10955 West 93rd Avenue 46373 219-365-8636

Whiting City Clerk Whiting IN 1443 119th Street 46394 219-659-4688


Lake County Town and City Halls provide municipal services to their area, which includes keeping a number of documents that are accessible to the public in Lake County, Indiana. Lake County public records, including vital documents, property records, and permit records, may be available through a public index database. Lake County public indexes can provide searchable databases for birth certificates, marriage licenses, divorce records, and death certificates, as well as property-related records like property tax assessments, property appraisals, and property owner information. These records can help conduct a Lake County background check or locate information about a person or business.

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 111 North Broad Street 46319 219-924-7500

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

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

St John Town Hall St. John IN 10955 West 93rd Avenue 46373 219-365-8636

Whiting City Hall Whiting IN 1443 119th Street 46394 219-659-7704


Lake County Libraries collect and store documents and multimedia records which they make available to the public in Lake County, Indiana. A Library, especially a state library or municipal library, may also store public records. Libraries often make these records available through a public index, or a searchable database to locate Lake County government agency reports, government publications, vital records, and other public documents. These records can be used to find information on any individual or business, look up government documents, or conduct a background check, and Lake County public indexes may be available on the Library website.

East Chicago Public Library East Chicago IN 1008 West Chicago Avenue 46312 219-397-5505

Gary Public Library: Brunswick Branch Gary IN 4030 West 5th Avenue 46406 219-944-9402

Gary Public Library: Main Library Gary IN 220 West 5th Avenue 46402 219-886-2484

Hammond Public Library Hammond IN 564 State Street 46320 219-931-5100

Lowell Public Library Lowell IN 1505 East Commercial Avenue 46356 219-696-7704

Whiting Public Library Whiting IN 1735 Oliver Street 46394 219-473-4700


Lake County Archives preserve documents and other records that hold historical significance in Lake County, Indiana. They may also keep public records such as Lake County birth certificates, property sale records, and historical maps. Archives may provide a public index to search for their documents by type, location, name, or business name. These public indexes can also provide information on historic property boundaries, death certificates, and criminal records, making them valuable resources for conducting Lake County genealogical research. Archives may provide access to the Lake County public index on their website.

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