Tuscarawas County, Ohio Genealogy Guide

Tuscarawas County, Ohio (Map It) was created on March 15, 1808 from Muskingum County. This county was named for the Tuscarawas River, meaning "open mouth river" or the Tuscarawas tribe who lived on the river . Learn More About State of Ohio History

Tuscarawas County is bordered by Stark County ( north), Carroll County (northeast), Harrison County (southeast), Guernsey County (south), Coshocton County (southwest), Holmes County (northwest) .. A Map of Tuscarawas County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Tuscarawas County Cities and Towns include Dover, New Philadelphia, Uhrichsville, Baltic, Barnhill, Bolivar, Dennison, Gnadenhutten, Midvale, Mineral City, Newcomerstown, Parral, Port Washington, Roswell, Stone Creek, Strasburg, Sugarcreek, Tuscarawas, Zoar. Other communities include Dundee, Sandyville, Somerdale, Stillwater, Wainwright. A Map of Tuscarawas County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Tuscarawas County Townships include Auburn, Bucks, Clay, Dover, Fairfield, Franklin, Goshen, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mill, Oxford, Perry, Rush, Salem, Sandy, Sugar Creek, Union, Warren, Warwick, Washington, Wayne, York.

Tuscarawas County, Ohio Courthouse Records

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

The Tuscarawas County Courthouse is located in New Philadelphia, 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 Tuscarawas 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.

  • Tuscarawas County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1808 and Probate Records from 1809. 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.
  • Tuscarawas County Recorder has Land Records from ?. The County Recorder has the duty of keeping specific records which may include: deeds, mortgages, military discharges, plats, etc.
  • Tuscarawas County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas has Court Records from 1808. 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 Tuscarawas 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.

Tuscarawas County, Ohio Census Records

Tuscarawas County, Ohio Vital Records

Tuscarawas County, Ohio Resources

  • Gnadenhutten Historical Society , 156 Spring St, Gnadenhutten, OH 44629-9752; Phone: (740) 254-4143
  • Newcomerstown Historical Society, PO Box 443, Newcomerstown, OH 43832-0443; Phone: (740) 498-7735
  • Port Washington-Salem Historical Society, PO Box 12, Port Washington, OH 43837-0012; Phone: (937) 787-4256
  • Tuscarawas County, Ohio Message Boards
  • Tuscarawas County, Ohio Genealogy Forum

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