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Guide to Ohio ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

This article is about the U.S. state. For other uses, see Ohio (disambiguation).

Ohio Information

Ohio is a state in the Midwestern portion of the United States. Ohio became a state on 1 March 1803, having been created from the Northwest Territory, and it's capital is Columbus. It is divided into 88 counties. [1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Ohio Research

Links to articles on getting started with Ohio research.

Ohio Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Ohio research.

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Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

Williams CountyDefiance CountyPaulding CountyVan Wert CountyMercer CountyDarke CountyPreble CountyButler CountyHamilton CountyClermont CountyWarren CountyMontgomery CountyMiami CountyShelby CountyAuglaize CountyAllen CountyPutnam CountyHenry CountyFulton CountyLucas CountyWood CountyHancock CountyHardin CountyLogan CountyChampaign CountyClark CountyGreene CountyClinton CountyBrown CountyHighland CountyAdams CountyFayette CountyMadison CountyUnion CountyOttawa CountySandusky CountyErie CountyLorain CountySeneca CountyHuron CountyCuyahoga CountyLake CountyGeauga CountyAshtabula CountyTrumbull CountyMedina CountySummit CountyWyandot CountyCrawford CountyAshland CountyPortage CountyMahoning CountyRichland CountyWayne CountyColumbiana CountyMarion CountyMorrow CountyStark CountyHomes CountyCarroll CountyDelaware CountyKnox CountyCoshocton CountyTuscarawasHarrison CountyJefferson CountyLicking CountyFranklin CountyMuskingum CountyGuernsey CountyBelmont CountyPickaway CountyRoss CountyPike CountyScioto CountyFairfield CountyPerry CountyMorgan CountyNoble CountyMonroe CountyHocking CountyAthens CountyWashington CountyVinton CountyMeigs CountyJackson CountyGallia CountyLawrence CountyOhio-county-map.gif

Counties



Extinct jurisdictions:  Illinois (VA) · United States Military District · Virginia Military District · Connecticut Western Reserve

Ohio Migration Routes

Braddock's Road · Cumberland Road · Forbes Road · Erie Canal · Great Trail · Kanawha Trail · Lake Erie · Lake Shore Path (or Lake Trail)  · Maysville Turnpike · Miami and Erie Canal · Miami Trail · National Road  · Ohio and Erie Canal · Ohio River · Pennsylvania and Erie Canal · Scioto Trail · Tennessee, Ohio and Great Lakes Trail · Vincennes-Indianapolis-Detroit Road · Wabash and Erie Canal · Zane's Trace

FamilySearch Resources

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Additional Resources

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 31 oct 2016.