Posey County Main Page



About Posey County

In 1814 Posey County was named for Indiana Territorial Governor Thomas Posey. The county seat of Posey is Mt. Vernon, the largest town with a population of 7478 (2000 census). Posey County is largely a farming county but has an industrial past and large industry today located mainly in the area near the Ohio River.

Townships of Posey County

Bethel, Black, Center, Harmony, Lynn, Marrs, Point, Robb Robinson, Smith

Quick Index To The Posey Page

General Research Pages

Queries, Archives, Surname and Migrations.
USGenWeb Links

US and World GenWeb. To other states and countries.
Local Links & Addresses

Posey County information and library addresses.
Indiana State Pages Posey County Neighbors

Neighboring counties.
Pioneer & Military Links
Posey County Lookup Volunteers   Posey County Reference Page

The 1925 Tri-State Tornado

NOAA/NWS 75th Anniversary page

History of Posey County Indiana

This will take you to a link in the Gibson County page. Several people of Posey County lived first in Gibson County before moving to Posey. You will need to use your back button to return to the Posey page.

General research pages

Posey County Queries

Posey County Archives at RootsWeb

Migration page. Enter and track your ancestors

Browning Obituary Search Page

Census On Line: Links to all states and counties

National Archives Records Administration

Indiana Group Sheet Project

Posey County Stuff: An MSN Group Page

Thomas Posey

Local Links and Addresses

Posey County Family Home Pages

Posey County Cemeteries 

Subscribe to the Posey Mail List

 Towns of Posey County

Townships of Posey County

 The Poseyville Carnegie Public Library


Publications for sale by various organizations and individuals about Posey County.

Places To Visit In And Around Posey County

Indiana Links

Indiana State Library Genealogy Division

Indiana Commission on Public Records, Archives

Indiana Genealogical Society

Indiana State Archives: Posey County Databases

Visit some of our
Posey County Neighbors


Tri-State Genealogical Society Page

Willard Library





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E-mail Gilbert Schmitt about Posey County, Indiana

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