Medina County, Ohio Genealogy Guide2016-06-08T18:57:28+00:00

Medina County, Ohio Genealogy Guide

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Medina County, Ohio (Map It) was created on February 18, 1812 from Portage County. This county was named for Medina, world-renowned religious site and capital of the Al Madinah Province in western Saudi Arabia. Learn More About State of Ohio History

Medina County is bordered by Cuyahoga County (northeast), Summit County (east), Wayne County (south), Ashland County (southwest), Lorain County (northwest) .. A Map of Medina County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Medina County Cities and Towns include Brunswick, Medina, Rittman, Wadsworth, Chippewa Lake, Creston, Gloria Glens Park, Lodi, Seville, Spencer, Westfield Center. Other communities include Homerville, Litchfield, Valley City. A Map of Medina County, Ohio contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Medina County Townships include Brunswick Hills, Chatham, Granger, Guilford, Harrisville, Hinckley, Homer, Lafayette, Litchfield, Liverpool, Medina, Montville, Sharon, Spencer, Wadsworth, Westfield, York.

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The Medina County Courthouse is located in Medina, 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 Medina 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.

  • Medina County Clerk of Probate Court has Marriage Records from 1818 and Probate Records from 1818. 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.
  • Medina County Recorder has Land Records from 1818. The County Recorder has the duty of keeping specific records which may include: deeds, mortgages, military discharges, plats, etc.
  • Medina County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas has Court Records from 1818. 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 Medina 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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