Owen County's Original Website
The Town Councils is the legislative body in the town government and meets twice a month. Both Spencer and Gosport have three-member Town Councils which are elected at-large by the town population. A Clerk-Treasurer is the only other elected town official.
Elections of Town Council members and Clerk-Treasurer are held in odd-numbered years preceding presidential election years. All officers serve four-year terms.
The Board of County Commissioners has the responsibility for the administration of all county business and exercises the executive powers of county government. The Commissioners, administer the county's laws and policies and adopt regulatory ordinances as well as oversee the general day-to-day operation of county
government. There are three Commissioners, each elected from a separate district by vote of the county as a whole to serve four years on a staggered bases. The chairman of the Board of County Commissioners is the chief executive officer of the county.
CLERK PO Box 146 Spencer, IN 47460 (812)829-5015
CORONER Spencer, IN 47460 (812)
RECORDER 60 South Main Street Spencer, IN 47460 (812)829-5013
SHERIFF Owen County Jail Spencer, IN 47460 (812)829-4874
SURVEYOR 349 North Main Street Spencer, IN 47460 (812)829-9117
TREASURER 60 South Main Street Spencer, IN 47460 (812)829-5011
Owen County Health Department 60 South Main Street, Floor 1 Spencer, IN 47460 (812)829-5017