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When was Adams County, OH Created?
Adams County was created on July 10, 1797 from Hamilton County and Washington County. This county was named for John Adams (1735-1826), second U.S. President and executive when the county was organized .
What counties are adjacent to Adams County, OH?
Bordering Counties are Highland County (north), Pike County (northeast), Scioto County (east), Lewis County, Kentucky (south), Mason County, Kentucky (southwest), Brown County (west) .
What cities and towns are in Adams County, OH?
Cities and towns located in the County include Cherry Fork, Manchester, Peebles, Rome, Seaman, West Union, Winchester .
What townships are in Adams County, OH?
Townships located in the County include Bratton, Brush Creek, Franklin, Green, Jefferson, Liberty, Manchester, Meigs, Monroe, Oliver, Scott, Sprigg, Tiffin, Wayne, Winchester.
Where can find Adams County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Adams County vital records can be found at the Ohio Department of Health which has Birth Records since Dec 20, 1908; Death Records since since 1954 and copies of Marriage and Divorce Records since 1918 to present There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Ohio for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Adams County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Ohio Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail. The Archives Division has copies of births before 1908, death before 1944 and marriage records before 1949.
The Adams 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.
What Adams County, OH census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Adams County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1800 (destroyed), 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Adams Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Adams Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Adams Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Ohio Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Adams County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Adams County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Ohio Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Adams County, OH?
A list of Adams County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Ohio Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Adams County, OH Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Adams County, OH?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Adams County.