Licking County, Ohio Genealogy Guide

Licking County, Ohio (Map It) was created on March 1, 1808 from Fairfield County. This county was named for the salt licks in the area . Learn More About State of Ohio History

Licking County is bordered by Knox County (north), Coshocton County (northeast), Muskingum County (east), Perry County (southeast), Fairfield County (southwest), Franklin County (west), Delaware County (northwest) .. A Map of Licking County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Licking County Cities and Towns include Alexandria, Buckeye Lake, Granville, Gratiot, Hanover, Hartford, Heath, Hebron, Johnstown, Kirkersville, Newark, New Albany, Pataskala, Reynoldsburg, St. Louisville, Utica . A Map of Licking County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Licking County Townships Include Bennington, Bowling Green, Burlington, Eden, Etna Township, Fallsbury, Franklin, Granville, Hanover, Harrison, Hartford, Hopewell, Jersey, Liberty, Licking, Madison, Mary Ann, McKean, Monroe, Newark, Newton, Perry, St. Albans, Union, Washington .

Licking County, Ohio Courthouse Records

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

The Licking County Courthouse is located in Newark, 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 Licking 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.

  • Licking County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1809 and Probate Records from 1875. 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.
  • Licking County Recorder has Land Records from 1800. The County Recorder has the duty of keeping specific records which may include: deeds, mortgages, military discharges, plats, etc.
  • Licking County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas has Court Records from 1809. 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 Licking 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.

Licking County, Ohio Census Records

Licking County, Ohio Vital Records

Licking County, Ohio Resources

Licking County, Ohio External Links

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