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Coordinates: 41.12°0′N 81.90°0′W / 41.12°N 81.9°W / 41.12; -81.9

Medina County, Ohio
Map
Map of Ohio highlighting Medina County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Created February 12, 1812[1]
Parent County Portage[2]
County Seat Medina
Courthouse
Medina County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address 93 Public Square

Medina, Ohio 44256

Website: www.co.medina.oh.us

Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1835
1868
1808
1835
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Portage and County in 1812 (1818).
  • County Seat: Medina
     
  • Neighboring Counties: Medina County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in [3]Cuyahoga (north) · Wayne (south) · Ashland (west) · Lorain (northwest) · Summit (east)


Ohio Digital Collections

History

Parent County

1812--Medina County was created 18 February 1812 from Portage County. It was administered by Portage County until 1818 when the first elections were held in Medina County. County seat: Medina [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Medina County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

The following newspapers are available at the Medina County District Library (1) Medina County Gazette 1855-present (2) Medina County Sentinel 1899-1961 (3) Seville chronicle 1948-1984

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch. 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 

Medina County District Library located at 210 South Broadway Street, Medina Ohio 44256. Tel: 330-725-0588 This library has a dedicated Local History & Genealogy Collection located in the Franklin Sylvester Room of this library. This room has dedicated film readers and copy machines.

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Harriet Taylor Upton, History of the Western Reserve, Volume 1 (Chicago: The Lewis publishing company, 1910), 58.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).

 

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