200 years of local & family history

Explore the rich heritage of Madison, Hanover and Jefferson County, Indiana.

Resources at the library

The Jefferson County Public Library collects historical and genealogical materials from Madison, Hanover and Jefferson County, Indiana, and surrounding counties.

Books and clipping files : Our collection includes books on county, regional and state history and genealogy. We also have thousands of clipping files of local and family history.

Newspapers: Jefferson County newspapers from 1813 to the present are available on microfilm.

Records: JCPL genealogy records available on microfilm.

Ask Us

Our specialist is available...
Monday and Wednesday 1-5; Thursday 4-9 and Saturday 9-5. Ask a question online or call us at 812-265-2744.