Sandusky County, Ohio Genealogy Guide

Sandusky County, Ohio (Map It) was created on April 1, 1820 from Huron County. This county was named for the Iroquois word meaning "cold water" . Learn More About State of Ohio History

Sandusky County is bordered by Ottawa County (north), Erie County (east), Huron County (southeast), Seneca County (south), Wood County (west) .. A Map of Sandusky County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Sandusky County Cities and Towns include Bellevue, Clyde, Fremont, Burgoon, Gibsonburg, Green Springs, Helena, Lindsey, Woodville. Other communities include Include Vickery, Ballville, Stony Prairie. A Map of Sandusky County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Sandusky County Townships include Ballville, Green Creek, Jackson, Madison, Rice, Riley, Sandusky, Scott, Townsend, Washington, Woodville, York.

Sandusky County, Ohio Courthouse Records

Sandusky County, Ohio Courthouse
Sandusky County, OH Courthouse
Sandusky County Townships Map
Sandusky County, OH Township Map

The Sandusky County Courthouse is located in Fremont, Ohio. Learn More About State of Ohio Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Sandusky county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Sandusky County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1820 and Probate Records from 1820. The County Clerk of Probate Court handles the probating of wills, estate administrations, trusts, guardianships, adoptions, birth corrections, delayed birth registrations and issues marriage licenses. The Probate Court is that the Probate Judge is the ex-officio Clerk of Courts, thus, the Court performs all the duties as its own Clerk of Courts.
  • Sandusky County Recorder has Land Records from 1822. The County Recorder has the duty of keeping specific records which may include: deeds, mortgages, military discharges, plats, etc.
  • Sandusky County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas has Court Records from 1820. The County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas is responsible for duties that include filing, docketing, indexing, and preserving all court pleadings for civil, felony criminal and domestic relations cases. Other services provided by the Clerk of Court of Common Pleas are administering oaths, keeping naturalization records, and recording and retention of coroner records.
  • The Sandusky County Health Department has Birth & Death Records from 1908-Present. For birth and death records prior to Dec. 20, 1908, contact the Probate Court of this county.

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