Madison County, Ohio Genealogy Guide

Madison County, Ohio (Map It) was created on March 1, 1810 from Franklin County. This county was named for James Madison (1751-1836), fourth U.S. President . Learn More About State of Ohio History

Madison County is bordered by Union County (north), Franklin County (east), Pickaway County (southeast), Fayette County (south), Greene County (southwest), Clark County (west), Champaign County (northwest) .. A Map of Madison County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Madison County Cities and Towns include London, Midway, Mount Sterling, Plain City, South Solon, West Jefferson. Other communities include Rosedale, Sedalia. A Map of Madison County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Madison County Townships include Canaan, Darby, Deer Creek, Fairfield, Jefferson, Monroe, Oak Run, Paint, Pike, Pleasant, Range, Somerford, Stokes, Union.

Madison County, Ohio Courthouse Records

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

The Madison County Courthouse is located in London, 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 Madison 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.

  • Madison County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1810 and Probate Records from 1810. 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.
  • Madison County Recorder has Land Records from 1810. The County Recorder has the duty of keeping specific records which may include: deeds, mortgages, military discharges, plats, etc.
  • Madison County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas has Court Records from 1810. 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 Madison 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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