Welcome to the Parke County Government Website. Parke County is a rural county located approximately 58 miles west of Indianapolis, Indiana.

This website is maintained by the Parke County Government Units and contains information about the County Government Units.

Parke County Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Due to the Indiana Governor’s Stay at Home Order, the Parke County Courthouse is closed until further notice. For any emergency business you may have within the courthouse, please contact that office to inquire about options available to you.

The following website and phone numbers can help better understand the COVID-19 outbreak and our community’s response. They are constantly updated with information about protecting yourself, your family and local businesses.

CDC COVID-19 Website https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

Indiana COVID-19 Webpage https://coronavirus.in.gov/

Indiana State Department of Health COVID-19 information number 877-826-0011 (Open 24/7)

Union Hospital COVID-19 Hotline 812-238-4871 (Open 7am – 7pm Monday through Friday)

Updated Governor’s Stay at Home order https://calendar.in.gov/site/gov/event/governor-issues-new-stay-at-home-...

The Critical Industries Hotline will be available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Monday through Friday to respond to business and industry questions about whether a business is considered essential. The center may be reached by calling 877-820-0890 or by emailing covidresponse@iedc.in.gov.

Parke County COVID-19 Working Group

The Parke County COVID-19 Work Group conducts weekly meetings in order to maintain awareness of the current COVID-19 outbreak and its effects on the county. The group ensures that relevant parties understand information gained from various federal, state and local agencies and community groups. Representatives from the County Commissioners, the Parke County Sheriff’s Office, the Parke County Health Department, the Parke County Emergency Medical Service, and the Parke County Emergency Management Agency participate in the meetings.

The county's emergency services are fully functional. The Sheriff’s Office and Emergency Medical Service will respond to all 911 calls. The Working Group has discussed plans to deal with any surge of cases to ensure that residents of the county will receive proper treatment and care.

Additionally, Parke County maintains an adequate supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to support our first responders. We continue to search for new sources of supply that can deliver quality PPE in a timely manner to our county.

The Working Group will begin to discuss methods to reopen the county offices while ensuring public safety.

Courthouse business hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. EST
** Please refer to the calendar on this site for holiday closings **

Parke County Courthouse
116 West High Street
Rockville, IN 47872

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