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When was Brown County, OH Created?
Brown County was created on March 1, 1818 from Adams County and Clermont County . This county was named for General Jacob Brown (1775-1828), an officer of the War of 1812.
What counties are adjacent to Brown County, OH?
Bordering Counties are Clinton County (north), Highland County (northeast), Adams County (east), Mason County, Kentucky (south), Bracken County, Kentucky (southwest), Clermont County (west) .
What cities and towns are in Brown County, OH?
Cities and towns located in the County include Aberdeen, Fayetteville, Georgetown, Hamersville, Higginsport, Mount Orab, Ripley, Russellville, Sardinia, St. Martin. Other communities include Decatur, Feesburg .
What townships are in Brown County, OH?
Townships located in the County include Byrd, Clark, Eagle, Franklin, Green, Huntington, Jackson, Jefferson, Lewis, Perry, Pike, Pleasant, Scott, Sterling, Union, Washington.
Where can find Brown County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Brown 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 Brown 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 Brown 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 Brown County, OH census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Brown County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Brown Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Brown Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Brown 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 Brown County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Brown 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 Brown County, OH?
A list of Brown County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Ohio Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Brown County, OH Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Brown County, OH?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Brown County.