Butler County, Ohio Genealogy Guide

Butler County, Ohio (Map It) was created on May 1, 1803 from Hamilton County. This county was named for General Richard Butler (1743-1791), killed at the Battle of the Wabash. Learn More About State of Ohio History

Butler County is bordered by Preble County (north), Montgomery County (northeast), Warren County (east), Hamilton County (south), Dearborn County, Indiana (southwest), Franklin County, Indiana (west), Union County, Indiana (northwest). A Map of Butler County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Butler County Cities and Towns include Fairfield, Hamilton, Middletown, Monroe, Oxford, Sharonville, Trenton, College Corner, Jacksonburg, Millville, New Miami, Seven Mile, Somerville. Other communities include Alert, Bethany, Blue Ball, Collinsville, Heno, Mauds, McGonigle, Okeana, Overpeck, Poasttown, Port Union, Scipio, Shandon, Woodsdale. A Map of Butler County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Butler County Townships include Fairfield, Hanover, Lemon, Liberty, Madison, Milford, Morgan, Oxford, Reily, Ross, St. Clair, Wayne, West Chester.

Butler County, Ohio Courthouse Records

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

The Butler County Courthouse is located in Hamilton, 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 Butler 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.

  • Butler County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1803 and Probate Records from 1851. 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.
  • Butler County Recorder has Land Records from 1803. The County Recorder has the duty of keeping specific records which may include: deeds, mortgages, military discharges, plats, etc.
  • Butler County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas has Court Records from 1803. 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 Butler 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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