Gallia County, Ohio Genealogy Guide2016-06-08T18:16:37+00:00

Gallia County, Ohio Genealogy Guide

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Gallia County, Ohio (Map It) was created on April 30, 1803 from Washington County. This county was named for Gaul, the ancient name of France. Learn More About State of Ohio History

Gallia County is bordered by Vinton County (north), Meigs County (northeast), Mason County, West Virginia (east), Cabell County, West Virginia (south), Lawrence County (southwest), Jackson County (northwest) .. A Map of Gallia County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Gallia County Cities and Towns include Gallipolis, Centerville, Cheshire, Crown City, Rio Grande, Vinton. Other communities include Bidwell, Kerr, Patriot . A Map of Gallia County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Gallia County Townships include Addison, Cheshire, Clay, Gallipolis, Green, Greenfield, Guyan, Harrison, Huntington, Morgan, Ohio, Perry, Raccoon, Springfield, Walnut.

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The Gallia County Courthouse is located in Gallipolis, 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 Gallia 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.

  • Gallia County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1803 and Probate Records from 1803. 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.
  • Gallia County Recorder has Land Records from 1803. The County Recorder has the duty of keeping specific records which may include: deeds, mortgages, military discharges, plats, etc.
  • Gallia County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas has Court Records from 1811. 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 Gallia 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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