Athens County, Ohio Records
Athens County is bordered by Perry County (north), Morgan County (northeast), Washington County (east), Wood County, West Virginia (southeast), Meigs County (south), Vinton County (west), Hocking County (northwest).
A Map of Athens County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries. There is a collection of old Ohio maps at MapGeeks.org.
Athens County Cities and Towns include Athens, Nelsonville, Albany, Amesville, Buchtel, Chauncey, Coolville, Glouster, Jacksonville, Trimble. Other communities include Carbondale, Guysville, Hockingport, Millfield, New Marshfield, Shade, Sharpsburg, Stewart.
Athens County Townships include Alexander, Ames, Athens, Bern, Canaan, Carthage, Dover, Lee, Lodi, Rome, Trimble, Troy, Waterloo, York.
Athens County, Ohio Courthouse Records
Athens County, OH Courthouse
The Athens County Courthouse is located in Athens, Ohio. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. 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 Athens county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk.
- Athens County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1817 and Probate Records from 1800.
- Athens County Recorder has Land Records from 1792.
- Athens County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas has Court Records from 1807.
- The Athens 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.
Athens County, Ohio Census Records
- Learn More: State of Ohio Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1810 (destroyed), 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Athens County, Ohio Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Ohio Vital Records
- Birth Records: from 1908 to present
- Marriage Records: None. See County Probate Court.
- Death Records: from 1954 to present
- Divorce Records: None. See County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas.
- Locations: Ohio Office of Vital Statistics, Ohio Local Health Departments
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
Athens County, Ohio Resources
- State of Ohio Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Ohio
- Athens County Chapter, OGS
- Athens County Historical Society & Museum
- Robert E. & Jean R. Mahn Center for Archives & Special Collections at Ohio University, Alden Library
- Shade-Lodi History and Genealogy Association, 14611 Ruth Rd, Athens, OH 45701-9088; Phone: (740) 696-0070
- Western estern Washington County Historical Society
- Athens County, Ohio Message Boards
- Athens County, Ohio Genealogy Forum
Athens County, Ohio External Links
- Historical Newspapers from Ohio (1802 - 1970)
- The Athens Messenger (Athens, Ohio)
- The Athens Messenger And Herald (Athens, Ohio)
- Athens County, Ohio Books - Amazon
- Athens Co., Ohio - FindaGrave
- Memorial and history of the Western Library Association of Ames Township
- Athens County, Ohio Links - Cyndi's List
- Athens Co. OHGenweb
- Athens County, Ohio Ancestry Database Collections
- Ohio Military Records