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Indiana and Vigo County Resources

  • www.state.in.us The official website of this state's government, this serves as a gateway to the websites of all the state agencies, to electronic forms, etc. -- even to online versions of such Indiana documents as "2008 Recreation and Fishing Guide" and "Indiana Driver's Manual". In addition, it serves as a springboard to get users to the official websites of the 92 counties in this state, via the site www.in.gov/mylocal/county_select.htm
  • www.state.in.us/icpr/2316.htm The Indiana State Archives is under the Indiana Commission on Public Records, and contains materials ranging from vital records of value to genealogists, to a database of early Indiana Supreme Court cases.
  • www.statelib.lib.in.us Indiana State Library This library has very strong collections which support research in the areas of Indiana history, culture, state government, and extensive colections on Indiana family history and genealogy materials; plus it contains Indiana newspaper holdings, as well as near-comprehensive-level collections of State of Indiana and federal government documents.
  • www.terrehaute.in.us The city of Terre Haute's official government website.
  • www.vigocounty.org Yes, despite the ".org" address, this is the official government website for Vigo County.

Other State And Local Resources

  • www.naco.org This is the website of the National Association of Counties, which gives access to the official websites of the counties of various states.
  • www.usa.gov Besides serving as a portal to federal agency websites and individual electronic documents, this also has a section which takes users to the official websites maintained by every individual state.
  • library.stmarytx.edu/acadlib/doc/us/states/index.htm This site is a collection of state government link pages giving detailed information on each state; it was produced by St. Mary�s University Library�s Government Information Department.

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