Pike County, Ohio Genealogy Guide

Pike County, Ohio (Map It) was created on February 1, 1815 from Adams County, Ross County and Scioto County. This county was named for General Zebulon M. Pike (1779–1813), a Revolutionary War officer and discoverer of Pikes Peak in Colorado in 1806 . Learn More About State of Ohio History

Pike County is bordered by Ross County (north), Jackson County (east), Scioto County (south), Adams County (southwest), Highland County (west) .. A Map of Pike County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Pike County Cities and Towns include Beaver, Piketon, Waverly. Other communities include Cynthiana, Jasper, Latham, Morgantown, Stockdale and Wakefield . A Map of Pike County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Pike County Townships include Beaver, Benton, Camp Creek, Jackson, Marion, Mifflin, Newton, Pebble, Pee Pee, Perry, Scioto, Seal, Sunfish and Union.

Pike County, Ohio Courthouse Records

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

The Pike County Courthouse is located in Waverly, 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 Pike 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.

  • Pike County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1815 and Probate Records from 1817. 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.
  • Pike County Recorder has Land Records from 1799. The County Recorder has the duty of keeping specific records which may include: deeds, mortgages, military discharges, plats, etc.
  • Pike County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas has Court Records from 1815. 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 Pike 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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