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These references were removed from the main page and parked here until they can be placed in pages for their perspective cities/townships:
- Early History of Elyria and Her People by A.R. Webber (Elyria, Ohio: Caxton Press, 1930).
- Reminiscences of Elyria, Ohio Mary B. Hall (Elyria, Ohio: Lorain County Historical Society, 1900).
- A Pioneer History of Camden Township Written in the 1930s by local doctor F. E. Weeks, this is a series of short biographies of many Camden families. Primarily taken from oral interviews of older residents. Some families have extensive genealogies included. A very useful, if not always accurate source.
- Lorain County Ohio Biographies User entered biographies, many from "A Standard History of Lorain County, Ohio..." v. 2, by G. Frederick Wright, Lewis Pub. Co.
Lee T Hawkins 00:24, 13 August 2011 (UTC)
The sections below were removed in lieu of the county template. This can be removed once pages are created for these places. LeeTHawkins 12:57, 23 August 2011 (UTC)
- Avon Lake
- Lorain (formerly Charleston)
- North Ridgeville
- Sheffield Lake
- Vermilion (eastern part) (formerly Harbortown)
- Grafton (formerly Rawsonville)
- South Amherst
- Wellington (exempted)
All of the original townships in the county according to its present boundaries are listed below, along with their current name and/or the incorporated municipality that absorbed them in parenthesis. Townships that are completely absorbed are now defunct. These township names are still used in county land records.
- Amherst (partially absorbed by part of the city of Amherst and the village of South Amherst)
Includes locality of Whiskeyville.
- Avon (completely absorbed by the cities of Avon and Avon Lake)
- Black River (completely absorbed as part of the city of Lorain)
Includes locality of Beaver Park.
Includes locality of Brighton.
- Brownhelm (partially absorbed by parts of the cities of Lorain and Vermilion)
Includes localities of Brownhelm and Brownhelm Station.
- Camden (partially absorbed by the village of Kipton)
Includes locality of Camden.
- Carlisle (partially absorbed by part of the city of Elyria)
Includes locality of LaPorte.
Includes localities of Beebetown, Columbia Center, Columbia Hills Corners, and Columbia Station.
- Eaton (partially absorbed by part of the city of Elyria and part of the village of Grafton)
Includes localities of Eaton, Eaton Estates, and North Eaton.
- Elyria (partially absorbed by part of the city of Elyria)
Includes locality of Vincent.
- Grafton (partially absorbed by part of the village of Grafton)
Includes localities of Belden and Erhart.
Includes locality of Henrietta.
Includes locality of Huntington.
- LaGrange (partially absorbed by the village of LaGrange)
Includes locality of Penfield.
- Pittsfield (partially absorbed by part of the city of Oberlin)
Includes locality of Pittsfield.
- Ridgeville (completely absorbed by the city of North Ridgeville)
Includes locality of Fields.
- Rochester (partially absorbed by the village of Rochester)
Includes localities of Bakers Crossing, Rochester Center, and Semples.
- Russia (renamed to New Russia, partially absorbed by part of the city of Oberlin)
- Sheffield (partially absorbed by parts of the city of Lorain, the entirety of the city of Sheffield Lake, and the village of Sheffield)
Includes locality of Vincent.
- Wellington (partially concurrent with exempted village of Wellington)