Delaware County, Ohio Genealogy Guide

Delaware County, Ohio (Map It) was created on April 1, 1808 from Franklin County . This county was named for the Delaware Indians . Learn More About State of Ohio History

Delaware County is bordered by Morrow County (north), Knox County (northeast), Licking County (east), Franklin County (south), Union County (west), Marion County (northwest) .. A Map of Delaware County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Delaware County Cities and Towns include Columbus, Delaware, Dublin, Powell, Westerville, Ashley, Galena, Ostrander, Shawnee Hills, Sunbury. Other communities include Kilbourne, Lewis Center, Radnor. A Map of Delaware County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Delaware County Townships include Berkshire, Berlin, Brown, Concord, Delaware, Genoa, Harlem, Kingston, Liberty, Marlboro, Orange, Oxford, Porter, Radnor, Scioto, Thompson, Trenton, Troy.

Delaware County, Ohio Courthouse Records

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

The Delaware County Courthouse is located in Delaware, 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 Delaware 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.

  • Delaware County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1835 and Probate Records from 1812. 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.
  • Delaware County Recorder has Land Records from 1807. The County Recorder has the duty of keeping specific records which may include: deeds, mortgages, military discharges, plats, etc.
  • Delaware County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas has Court Records from 1818. 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 Delaware 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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