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Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
<a href="Logan County, Ohio#Birth">Birth</a>
<a href="Logan County, Ohio#Marriage">Marriage</a>
<a href="Logan County, Ohio#Death">Death</a>
<a href="Logan County, Ohio#Census">Tax</a>
<a href="Logan County, Ohio#Land_and_Property">Land</a>
<a href="Logan County, Ohio#Probate_Records">Probate</a>
*For earlier dates, try... <a href="Logan County, Ohio#Church_Records">Church</a> | <a href="Logan County, Ohio#Obituaries">Obituaries</a> | <a href="Logan County, Ohio#Cemeteries">Cemeteries</a>
  • Parent Counties: Formed from <a href="Champaign County, Ohio">Champaign</a> County in 1818.
  • County Seat: Bellefontaine
  • Neighboring Counties: Logan County, Ohio residents may also have records in Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).<a href="Hardin County, Ohio">Hardin</a> (north) · <a href="Champaign County, Ohio">Champaign</a> (south) · <a href="Auglaize County, Ohio">Auglaize</a> (northwest) · <a href="Union County, Ohio">Union</a> (east) · <a href="Shelby County, Ohio">Shelby</a> (west)

<a href="Ohio Digital Collections">Ohio Digital Collections</a>


Parent County

1817--Logan County was created 30 December 1817 from <a href="Champaign County, Ohio">Champaign</a> County.
County seat: Bellefontaine The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Logan County <a href="http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html">boundary changes</a>.

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

  • <a href="Auglaize County, Ohio">Auglaize</a>
  • <a href="Champaign County, Ohio">Champaign</a>
  • <a href="Hardin County, Ohio">Hardin</a>
  • <a href="Shelby County, Ohio">Shelby</a>
  • <a href="Union County, Ohio">Union</a>





Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups



Local Histories



  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Logan 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 Logan County.

-<a href="96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry">96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry</a>
Company H, <a href="http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_h.htm">roster</a>
Company I, <a href="http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_i.htm">roster</a>
-<a href="113th Regiment, Ohio Infantry">113th Regiment, Ohio Infantry</a>, Company G




Vital Records

<a href="Ohio Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)">Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953</a> Free name indexes and images at <a href="Ohio Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)">FamilySearch</a>. 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 

Family History Centers

  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Introduction to LDS Family History Centers">Introduction to LDS Family History Centers</a>

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


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