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| Ohio District Court Created
 
| Ohio Northern or Southern District
 
| Ohio Northern Eastern; Northern Western; Southern
 
| Ohio Northern Eastern; Northern Western; Southern Eastern; Southern Western
 
| Ohio Northern Eastern; Northern Western; Southern Eastern; Southern Western
 
| Ohio Northern Eastern; Northern Western; Southern Eastern; Southern Western
 
| Current District: Northern Eastern; Northern Western; Southern Western, Southern Eastern
 
| Defunct
 
| Notes:
 
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| Adams
 
| 10 July 1797 in Northwest Territory/became county in state of Ohio in 1 March 1803
 
| Created by Northwest Territory from Hamiliton and Washington
 
| West Union
 
| No
 
| Yes
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Allen
 
| 1 Mar 1820
 
| Non-country areas attached to Logan and Shelby/Allen not fully organized
 
| Lima
 
| 1820 attached to Shelby/1 Mar 1828 attached to Mercer/ 1 Mar 1831 fully organized
 
| No; Created 1 Mar 1820; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
| 2 different dates of county creation were found; attached to Shelby for administrative and judicial purposes/1 Mar 1828 attached to Mercer for judicial and other purposes/ 1 Mar 1831 fully organized
 
|-
 
| Ashland
 
| 24 Feb 1846
 
| Created from Huron, Lorain, Richland, and Wayne
 
| Ashland
 
| No
 
| No; created 24 Feb 1846; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Ashtabula
 
| 7 Jun 1807
 
| Created from Geauga and Trumbull
 
| Jefferson
 
| 1808 attached to Geauga and Trumbull/20 Feb 1809 only attached to Geauga/1 May 1811 fully organized
 
| No; created 7 Jun 1807; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
| When created Not fully organized and attached to Geauga and Trumbull/20 Feb 1809 Now only attached to Geauga for administrative and judicial purposes/1 May 1811 fully organized
 
|-
 
| Athens
 
| 1 Mar 1805
 
| Created from Washington
 
| Athens
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1805; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Auglaize
 
| 14 Feb 1848
 
| Created from Allen and Mercer
 
| Wapakoneta
 
| No
 
| No; created 14 Feb 1848; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
| 2 different dates of county creation were found
 
|-
 
| Belmont
 
| 7 Sept 1801 in Northwest Territory/became county in Ohio 1 Mar 1803
 
| created by Northwest Territory from Jefferson and Washington
 
| St. Clairsville
 
| No
 
| Yes
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Brown
 
| 1 Mar 1819
 
| Created from Adams and Clermont
 
| Georgetown
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1819; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Butler
 
| 1 May 1803
 
| Created from Hamilton
 
| Hamilton
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 May 1803; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Carroll
 
| 1 Jan 1833
 
| Created from Columbiana, Harrison, Jefferson, Stark, and Tuscarawas
 
| Carrollton
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Jan 1833; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Champaign
 
| 1 Mar 1805
 
| Created from Franklin and Greene
 
| Urbana
 
| 1 Mar 1818 lost large part of Champaign to other counties (Logan, Clark and Madison), part of Champaign reverted to non-county area and non-county attached to Logan for administration and judicial purposes
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1805; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
| 1 Mar 1818 lost part of Champaign to other counties, part of Champaign reverted to non-county area and that non-county area was attached to Logan for administration and judicial purposes
 
|-
 
| Clark
 
| 1 Mar 1818
 
| Created from Champaign, Greene, and Madison
 
| Springfield
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1818
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Clermont
 
| 6 Dec 1800 in Northwest Territory/county of Ohio 1 Mar 1803
 
| Created by Northwest Territory from Hamilton
 
| Batavia
 
| No
 
| Yes
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Clinton
 
| 1 Mar 1810
 
| Created from Highland and Warren
 
| Wilmington
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1810; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Columbiana
 
| 1 May 1803
 
| Created from Jefferson and Washington
 
| Lisbon
 
| No
 
| No; Created 1 May 1803; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Coshocton
 
| 31 Jan 1810
 
| Created from Muskingum and Tuscarawas
 
| Coshocton
 
| 1 Mar 1810 attached to Muskingum/ 1 Apr 1811 fully organized
 
| No; created 31 Jan 1810
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
| 2 different dates of county creation were found; 1 Mar 1810 not fully organized and attached to Muskingum for administrative and judicial purposes/ 1 Apr 1811 fully organized
 
|-
 
| Crawford
 
| 1 Apr 1820
 
| Created from non-county area attached to Delaware and small part of non-county area attached to Logan
 
| Bucyrus
 
| 1820 attached to Delaware/1 Apr 1824 part of Crawford detached from Delaware and attached to Seneca/1 May 1824 detached from Delaware, attached to Marion/1 Apr 1826 Crawford fully organized
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1820; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
| When created in 1820 not fully organized and attached to Delaware for administrative and judicial purposes/ 1 Apri 1824 part of Crawford detached from Delaware and attached to Seneca for judicial purposes/ 1 May 1824 detached from Delaware, attached to Marion for judicial purposes/1 Apr 1826 Crawford fully organized
 
|-
 
| Cuyahoga
 
| 7 Jun 1807
 
| Created from Geauga
 
| Cleveland
 
| 1808 attached to Geauga/fully organized 1 May 1810
 
| No; created & Jun 1807
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
| When created in 1808 attached to Geauga for administrative and judicial purposes until fully organized 1 May 1810
 
|-
 
| Darke
 
| 3 Jan 1809
 
| Created from Miami
 
| Greenville
 
| 1809 attached to Miami/1 Mar 1817 fully organized
 
| No; created 3 Jan 1809
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
| When created in 1809 not fully organized attached to Miami for administrative and judicial purposes/ 1 Mar 1817 Darke fully organized
 
|-
 
| Defiance
 
| 7 Apr 1845
 
| Created from Henry, Paulding, and Williams
 
| Defiance
 
| No
 
| No; created 7 Apr 1845; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Delaware
 
| 10 February 1808
 
| Created from Franklin
 
| Delaware
 
| No
 
| No; created 10 Feb 1808; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Erie
 
| 16 Mar 1838
 
| Created from Huron and Sandusky
 
| Sandusky
 
| No
 
| No; created 16 Mar 1838; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Fairfield
 
| 9 Dec 1800 in Northwest Territory/ became county in Ohio 1 Mar 1803
 
| Created by Northwest Territory from Ross and Washington
 
| Lancaster
 
| No
 
| Yes
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Fayette
 
| 1 Mar 1810
 
| Created from Highland and Ross
 
| Washington
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1810; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Franklin
 
| 30 Apr 1803
 
| Created from Ross and non-county area
 
| Columbus
 
| No
 
| No; created 30 Apr 1803; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Fulton
 
| 1 Apr 1850
 
| Created from Henry, Lucas, and Williams
 
| Wauseon
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1850; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Gallia
 
| 30 Apr 1803
 
| Created from Washington
 
| Gallipolis
 
| No
 
| No; created 30 Apr 1803; assigned Ohio District; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Geauga
 
| 1 Mar 1806
 
| Created from Trumbull
 
| Chardon
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1806; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Greene
 
| 1 May 1803
 
| Created from Hamilton, Ross and non-county area
 
| Xenia
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 May 1803; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Guernsey
 
| 1 Mar 1810
 
| Created from Belmont and Muskingum
 
| Cambridge
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1810; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Hamilton
 
| 2 Jan 1790 in Northwest Territory/ became county in Ohio 1 Mar 1803
 
| Created by Northwest territory from non-county area
 
| Cincinnati
 
| No
 
| Yes
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
| 2 different dates of county creation were found
 
|-
 
| Hancock
 
| 1 Apr 1820
 
| Created from non-county area attached to Logan and small part of non-county area attached to Delaware
 
| Findlay
 
| 1820 attached to Wood/ fully organized 1 Mar 1828
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1820; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
| 1 Apr 1820 attached to Wood/ Hancock fully organized 1 Mar 1828
 
|-
 
| Hardin
 
| 1 Apr 1820
 
| Created from non-county areas attached to Delaware and Logan
 
| Kenton
 
| 1820 attached to Logan/1 Mar 1833 fully organized
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1820; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
| 1 Apr 1820 attached to Logan/1 Mar 1833 Hardin fully organized
 
|-
 
| Harrison
 
| 1 Feb 1813
 
| Created from Jefferson and Tuscarawas
 
| Cadiz
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Feb 1813; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Henry
 
| 1 Apr 1820
 
| Created from non-county attached to Logan and Shelby
 
| Napoleon
 
| 1820 attached to Wood/2 Feb 1824 attached to Williams/26 Dec 1834 fully organized
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1820; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
| When created in 1 Apr 1820, some area overlapped part of area disputed with Michigan Territory since 1805 and actually under Michigan Control/ 23 Feb 1835 area finally given to Henry County from Michigan Territory
 
|-
 
| Highland
 
| 1 May 1805
 
| Created from Adams, Clermont and Ross
 
| Hillsboro
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 May 1805; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Hocking
 
| 1 Mar 1818
 
| Created from Athens, Fairfield, and Ross
 
| Logan
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1818; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Holmes
 
| 20 Jan 1824
 
| Created from Coshocton, Tuscarawas and Wayne
 
| Millersburg
 
| 1824 attached to Coshocton, Tuscarawas and Wayne/4 Jan 1825 fully organized
 
| No; created 20 Jan 1824; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
| 20 Jan 1824 attached to Coshocton, Tuscarawas and Wayne/4 Jan 1825 Holmes fully organized
 
|-
 
| Huron
 
| 7 Mar 1809
 
| Created from parts of non-county areas attached to Geauga and Portage
 
| Norwalk
 
| 1809 attached to Geauga and Portage/1 May 1810 detached and attached to Cuyahoga/1 Apr 1815 fully organized
 
| No; created 7 Mar 1809; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
| 7 Feb 1809 attached to Geauga and Portage/1 May 1810 detached and attached to Cuyahoga/1 Apr 1815 Huron fully organized
 
|-
 
| Jackson
 
| 1 Mar 1816
 
| Created from Athens, Gallia, Ross and Scioto
 
| Jackson
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1816; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Jefferson
 
| 29 Jul 1797 in Northwest Territory/1 Mar 1803 became county of Ohio
 
| Created by Northwest Territory from Washington
 
|
 
| No
 
| Yes
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Knox
 
| 1 Mar 1808
 
| Created from Fairfield, Franklin and non county area
 
| Mount Vernon
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1808; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Lake
 
| 6 Mar 1840
 
| Created from Cuyahoga and geauga
 
| Painesville
 
| 1840 attached to Cuyahoga and Geauga/6 Apr 1840 fully organized
 
| No; created 6 Mar 1840; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
| 6 Mar 1840 attached to Cuyahoga and Geauga/6 Apr 1840 Lake fully organized
 
|-
 
| Lawrence
 
| 21 Dec 1815
 
| Created from Gallia and Scioto
 
| Ironton
 
| 1815 attached to Gallia and Scioto/1 Mar 1817 fully organized
 
| No; created 21 Dec 1815; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
| 21 Dec 1815 attached to Gallia and Scioto/1 Mar 1817 Lawrence fully organized
 
|-
 
| Licking
 
| 1 Mar 1808
 
| Created from Fairfield
 
| Newark
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1808; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Logan
 
| 1 Mar 1818
 
| Created from Champaign
 
| Bellefontaine
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1818; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Lorain
 
| 26 Dec 1822
 
| Created from Cuyahoga, Huron, and Medina
 
| Elyria
 
| 1822 attached to Cuyahoga, Huron, and Medina/1 Apr 1824 fully organized
 
| No; created 26 Dec 1822; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
| 26 Dec 1822 attached to Cuyahoga, Huron, and Medina/1 Apr 1824 Lorain fully organized
 
|-
 
| Lucas
 
| 20 Jun 1835
 
| Created from Henry and Wood
 
| Toledo
 
| No
 
| No; created 20 Jun 1835; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
| Overlapped part of area disputed with Michigan Territory since 1805 and actually under Michigan control
 
|-
 
| Madison
 
| 1 Mar 1810
 
| Created from Franklin
 
| London
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1810; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Mahoning
 
| 1 Mar 1846
 
| Created from Columbiana and Trumbull
 
| Youngstown
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1846; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Marion
 
| 1 Apr 1820
 
| Created from non-county area attached to Delaware and small part of non-county area attached to Logan
 
| Marion
 
| 1820 attached to Delaware/1 May 1824 fully organized
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1820; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
| 1 Apr 1820 attached to Delaware/1 May 1824 Marion fully organized
 
|-
 
| Medina
 
| 18 Feb 1812
 
| Created from non-county area attached to Portage
 
| Medina
 
| 1812 attached to Portage/14 Jan 1818 fully organized
 
| No; created 18 Feb 1812
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
| 18 Feb 1812 attached to Portage/14 Jan 1818 Medina fully organized
 
|-
 
| Meigs
 
| 1 Apr 1819
 
| Created Athens and Gallia
 
| Pomeroy
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1819; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Mercer
 
| 1 Apr 1820
 
| Created from non-county areas attached to Darke and Shelby
 
| 1820 attached to Darke/2 Jan 1824 fully organized
 
| Celina
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1820; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
| 1 Apr 1820 attached to Darke/2 Jan 1824 Mercer fully organized
 
|-
 
| Miami
 
| 1 Mar 1807
 
| Created from Montgomery
 
| Troy
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1807; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Monroe
 
| 29 Jan 1813
 
| Created from Belmont , Guernsey and Washington
 
| Woodsfield
 
| 1813 attached to Belmont, Guernsey, and Washington/1 Mar 1815 fully organized
 
| No; created 29 Jan 1813; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
| 29 Jan 1813 attached to Belmont, Guernsey, and Washington/1 Mar 1815 Monroe fully organized
 
|-
 
| Montgomery
 
| 1 May 1803
 
| Created from Hamilton and non-county area
 
| Dayton
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 May 1803; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Morgan
 
| 29 Dec 1817
 
| Created from Guernsey, Muskinghum and Washington
 
| McConnelsville
 
| 1817 attached to Guernsey, Muskinghum, and Washington/1 Mar 1819 fully organized
 
| No; created 29 Dec 1817; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
| 29 Dec 1817 attached to Guernsey, Muskinghum, and Washington/1 Mar 1819 Morgan fully organized
 
|-
 
| Morrow
 
| 1 Mar 1848
 
| Created from Crawford, Delaware, Knox, Marion, and Richland
 
| Mount Gilead
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1848; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Muskingum
 
| 1 Mar 1804
 
| Created from Fiarfield, Washington, and Columbiana
 
| Zanesville
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1804; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Noble
 
| 1 Apr 1851
 
| Created from Guernsey, Monroe, Morgan and Washington
 
| Caldwell
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1851; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Ottawa
 
| 6 Mar 1840
 
| Created from Erie, Lucas, and Sandusky
 
| Port Clinton
 
| No
 
| No; created 6 Mar 1840; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Paulding
 
| 1 Apr 1820
 
| Created from non-county areas attached to Darke and Shelby
 
| Paulding
 
| 1820 attached to Wood/2 Feb 1824 attached to Williams/ 18 Mar 1839 fully organized
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1820; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
| 1 Apr 1820 attached to Wood/2 Feb 1824 attached to Williams/ 18 Mar 1839 Paulding fully organized
 
|-
 
| Perry
 
| 1 Mar 1818
 
| Created from Fairfield, Muskingum, and Washington
 
| New Lexington
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1818; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Pickaway
 
| 1 Mar 1810
 
| Created from Fairfield, Franklin, and Ross
 
| Circleville
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1810; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Pike
 
| 1 Feb 1815
 
| Created from Adams, Ross, and Scioto
 
| Waverly
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Feb 1815; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Portage
 
| 10 Feb 1807
 
| Created from Trumbull
 
| Ravenna
 
| Attached to Trumbull until 8 June 1808
 
| No; created 7 Jun 1807; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Preble
 
| 1 Mar 1808
 
| Created from Butler and Montgomery
 
| Eaton
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1808; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Putnam
 
| 1 Apr 1820
 
| Created from non-county areas attached to Logan and Shelby
 
| Ottawa
 
| 1820 attached to Wood/2 Feb 1824 attached to Williams/ 3 Jan 1834 fully organized
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1820; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
| 1 Apr 1820 attached to Wood/2 Feb 1824 attached to Williams/ 3 Jan 1834 Putnam fully organized
 
|-
 
| Richland
 
| 1 Mar 1808
 
| Created from Fanklin and non-county area
 
| Mansfield
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Mar 1808; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
| 1 Mar 1808 attached to Knox/1 Mar 1813 Richland fully organized
 
|-
 
| Ross
 
| 20 Aug 1798 by Northwest Territory/1 Mar 1803 became a county in Ohio
 
| Created by Northwest Territory from Adams, Hamilton, and Washington
 
| Chillicothe
 
| No
 
| Yes
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Sandusky
 
| 1 Apr 1820
 
| Created from non-county areas attached to Huron and Logan
 
| Fremont
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1820; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
| 1 Apr 1820 overlapped part of area disputed with Michigan Territory since 1805 and actually under Michigan control
 
|-
 
| Scioto
 
| 24 May 1803
 
| Created from Adams
 
| Portsmouth
 
| No
 
| No; created 24 May 1803; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Seneca
 
| 1 Apr 1820
 
| Created from non-county areas attached to Huron and Logan
 
| Tiffin
 
| 1820 attached to Sandusky/1 Apr 1824 fully organized
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1820; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
| 1 Apr 1820 attached to Sandusky/1 Apr 1824 Seneca fully organized
 
|-
 
| Shelby
 
| 1 Apr 1819
 
| Created from Miami and non-county area attached to Miami
 
| Sidney
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1819; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Stark
 
| 13 Feb 1808
 
| Created form Columbiana and non-county area
 
| Canton
 
| 1808 attached Columbiana/1 Jan 1809 fully organized
 
| No; created 13 Feb 1808; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
| 13 Feb 1808 attached Columbiana/1 Jan 1809 Stark fully organized
 
|-
 
| Summit
 
| 3 Mar 1840
 
| Created from Medina, Portage, and Stark
 
| Akron
 
| 1840 attached Medina , Portage and Stark/6 Apr 1840 fully organized
 
| No; created 3 Mar 1840; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
| 3 Mar 1840 attached Medina , Portage and Stark/6 Apr 1840 Summit fully organized
 
|-
 
| Trumbull
 
| 10 Jul 1800 in Northwest Territory/1 Mar 1803 county became a part of Ohio
 
| Created Northwest Territory from Jefferson and Wayne
 
| Warren
 
| No
 
| yes
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Tuscarawas
 
| 15 Mar 1808
 
| Created from Muskingum
 
| New Philadelphia
 
| No
 
| No; created 15 Mar 1808; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Union
 
| 1 Apr 1820
 
| Created from Delaware, franklin, Logan, Madison and non-county areas attached to Delaware and Logan
 
| Marysville
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1820; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Van Wert
 
| 1 Apr 1820
 
| Created from non-county areas attached to Darke and Shelby
 
| Van Wert
 
| 1820 attached to Darke/2 Jan 1824 attached to Mercer/18 Mar 1837 fully organized
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1820; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
| 1 Apr 1820 attached to Darke/2 Jan 1824 attached to Mercer/18 Mar 1837 Van Wert fully organized
 
|-
 
| Vinton
 
| 23 Mar 1850
 
| Created from Athens, Gallia, Hocking, Jackson, and Ross
 
| McArthur
 
| No
 
| No; created 23 Mar 1850; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Warren
 
| 1 May 1803
 
| Created from Hamilton
 
| Lebanon
 
| No
 
| No; created 1 May 1803; assigned Ohio District
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
| Southern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Washington
 
| 27 Jul 1788 in Northwest Territory/1 Mar 1803 became a state in Ohio
 
| Created by Northwest territory from non-county area
 
| Marietta
 
| No
 
| yes
 
| Southern
 
| Southern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
| Southern Eastern
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Wayne
 
| 13 Feb 1808*
 
| Created from non-county area
 
| Wooster
 
| 1808 attached to Columbiana/1 Jan 1809 attached to Stark/1 Mar 1812 fully organized
 
| No; created 13 Feb 1808; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
| Northern Eastern
 
|
 
| 2 different dates of county creation were found; 13 Feb 1808 attached to Columbiana/1 Jan 1809 attached to Stark/1 Mar 1812 Wayne fully organized
 
|-
 
| Williams
 
| 1 Apr 1820
 
| Created from non-county areas attached to Darke and Shelby
 
| Bryan
 
| 1820 attached to Wood/2 Feb 1824 fully organized
 
| No; created 1 Apr 1820; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
| 1 Apr 1820 attached to Wood/2 Feb 1824 Williams fully organized
 
|-
 
| Wood
 
| 1 Apr 1820
 
| Created from non-county area attached to Logan and small part of non-county area attached to Delaware
 
| Bowling Green
 
| No
 
| No; Created 1 Apr 1820; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern - western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
|
 
|-
 
| Wyandot
 
| 3 Feb 1845
 
| Created from Crawford, Hancock, Hardin, and Marion
 
| Upper Sandusky
 
| No
 
| No; created 3 Feb 1845; assigned Ohio District
 
| Northern
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
| Northern Western
 
|
 
| 2 different dates of county creation were found
 
|-
 
| Monroe, Michigan
 
| 14 Jul 1817
 
| Created by Michigan Territory from Wayne, Michigan
 
|
 
| No
 
| No; existed 14 Jul 1817 - 26 jan 1837
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
| 26 Jan 1837
 
| Lost to Ohio when the state of Michigan was created from Michigan Territory; boundary dispute with Ohio over the strip running from Indiana to Lake Erie settled in favor of Ohio
 
|-
 
| Hillsdale, Michigan
 
| 29 Oct 1829
 
| Created by Michigan Territory from non-county areas
 
|
 
| No
 
| No; existed 29 Oct 1829 - 26 Jan 1837
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
| Defunct; only a strip kept and a part of Williams County in 26 Jan 1837
 
| When created, land included part of the disputed strip west of Lake Erie that also was claimed by Ohio but controlled by Michigan
 
|-
 
| Knox, Indiana
 
| 20 Jun 1790
 
| Created by Northwest Territory from non-county area
 
|
 
| No
 
| No; existed 20 Jun 1790 - 1 Mar 1803
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
| 1 Mar 1803
 
| Knox, Indiana lost to creation of Wayne, Indiana Territoryand lost to Hamilton and non-county area of Ohio
 
|-
 
| Lenawee, Michigan
 
| 10 Sep 1822
 
| Created by Michigan Territory from Monroe, Michigan
 
|
 
| No
 
| No; existed 10 Sep 1822 - 26 Jan 1837
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
| 26 Jan 1837
 
|
 
|-
 
| Wayne (Extinct)
 
| 15 Aug 1796 in Northwest Territory/ 1 Mar 1803 became a state in Ohio
 
| Created by Northwest Territory from Hamilton, Know (Indiana) and non-county area
 
|
 
| No
 
| yes
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
| 30 Jun 1805
 
| Eliminated when Michigan Territory was created from Indiana Territory
 
|-
 
| Wayne, Michigan
 
| 21 Nov 1815
 
| Created by Michigan Territory from non-county area; included part of the disputed strip west of Lake Erie that also was claimed by Ohio but controlled by Michigan
 
|
 
| No
 
| No; existed 21 Nov 1815 - 14 Jul 1817
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
|
 
| 14 Jul 1817
 
| Eliminated from Ohio
 
|-
 
|
 
|}
 

Revision as of 22:15, 19 June 2010