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Revision as of 15:36, 2 May 2012

Template:Ohio-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Erie County

Dates for major county records

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  • Erie County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in
    Neighboring Counties:
Remember these collections

Erie County, Ohio
Map of Ohio highlighting Erie County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Created March 15, 1838[1]
Parent County Huron and Sandusky[2]
County Seat Sandusky
Address 323 Columbus Ave

Sandusky, Ohio 44870

Website: www.erie-county-ohio.net

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 [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties





Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups



Local Histories



War of 1812

  • Altoff, Gerald T Deep water sailors, shallow water soldiers : manning the United States Fleet on Lake Erie - 1813 (Put in Bay, Ohio Perry Group, 1993) pages 203  FHL Book 973 M3
    Cherry, Marjorie Louise, Blockhouses and military posts of the Firelands (1968)  1 microfilm
    LDS Film 547548 Item 3
  • 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. 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

Web Sites


  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). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content