Erie County, Ohio Genealogy

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Revision as of 07:09, 7 January 2011

United States  > Ohio > Erie County


County Courthouse

Erie County Courthouse
323 Columbus Avenue 
Sandusky, OH 44870

Clerk of Courts
Marriage & Probate Records
323 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: (419) 627-7705

Erie County Recorder's Office
Land Records 
247 Columbus Avenue; Suite 225
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: (419) 627-7686

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Parent County

1838--Erie County was created 15 March 1838 from Huron and Sandusky Counties.
County seat: Sandusky [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



  • Civil War service men from Erie County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Erie County.
- 107th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company F
-123rd Regiment, Ohio Infantry , Companies G and K




Vital Records

  • Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch – Pilot. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).