Ohio County, Kentucky Genealogy Guide

Ohio County, Kentucky (Map It) was created on December 17, 1798 from Hardin County. The county was named for the Ohio River, which formed the county's northern border until the creation of Daviess and Hancock counties . Learn More About State of Kentucky History

Ohio County is bordered by Hancock County (north), Breckinridge County (northeast), Grayson County (east), Butler County (southeast), Muhlenberg County (southwest), McLean County (west), Daviess County (northwest).

Ohio County Cities and Towns include Baizetown, Beaver Dam, Centertown, Cool Springs, Cromwell, Dundee, Echols, Fordsville, Hartford, Magan, McHenry, Pleasant Ridge, Prentiss, Rockport, Rosine.

A Map of Ohio County, Kentucky contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Ohio County, Kentucky Courthouse Records

Ohio County, Kentucky Courthouse
Ohio County, KY Courthouse

The Ohio County Courthouse is located in Hartford, Kentucky. The courthouse burned on 20 Dec 1864. Learn More About State of Kentucky 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 Ohio 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.

Ohio County, Kentucky Census Records

Ohio County, Kentucky Vital Records

Ohio County, Kentucky Resources

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