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Carroll County, Ohio
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Carroll County, Ohio Facts

Carroll County

When was Carroll County, OH Created?
Carroll County was created on January 1, 1833 from Columbiana County, Harrison County, Jefferson County, Stark and Tuscarawas County . This county was named for Charles Carroll (1737-1832), last surviving signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.

What is the County Seat of Carroll County, OH?
The County Seat is located in Carrollton County also, the county government website is .

What counties are adjacent to Carroll County, OH?
Bordering Counties are Columbiana County (northeast), Jefferson County (southeast), Harrison County (south), Tuscarawas County (southwest), Stark County ( northwest) .

Carroll County Townships Map

What cities and towns are in Carroll County, OH?
Cities and towns located in the County include Carrollton, Dellroy, Leesville, Magnolia, Malvern, Minerva, Sherrodsville. Other communities include Augusta, Harlem Springs, Mechanicstown.

What townships are in Carroll County, OH?
Townships located in the County include Augusta, Brown, Center, East, Fox, Harrison, Lee, Loudon, Monroe, Orange, Perry, Rose, Union, Washington.

Carroll County, OH Vital Records

Where can find Carroll County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Carroll 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 Carroll 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 Carroll 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.

Carroll County, OH Census Records

What Carroll County, OH census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Carroll County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Carroll Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Carroll Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Carroll 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

Carroll County, OH Courthouse and Government Records

Carroll County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Carroll County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Carroll County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Ohio Corthouse Records Research Guide.

  • Carroll County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 119 South Lisbon Street , Carrollton 44615-1492
    • Phone: (330) 627-2250
  • Carroll 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
    • Phone: (330) 627-2323
    • Marriage Records: 1833 
    • Probate Records: 1826
  • Carroll County Recorder has the duty of keeping specific records which may include: deeds, mortgages, military discharges, plats, etc.
    • Phone: 330-627-4545
    • Land Records: 1833
  • Carroll 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.
    • Phone: (330) 627-2450
    • Court Records: 1833
  •  Ohio, Wills and Probate Records, 1786-1998
  • BLM Land Records
  • Carroll County USGenWeb Archives Project

Carroll County, OH Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Carroll County, OH?
A list of Carroll County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Ohio Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

  • Carroll County Chapter, OGS, Box 36, 24 Second St. N.E., Carrollton, Oh 44615, Phone: (330) 627-9411; meets at the Friendship Center, Carroll County Fairgrounds, Carrollton, OH on the third Tuesday of each month except for July and October. 7:30pm in July (picnic) and October (dinner) elsewhere.
  • Carroll County Historical Society, PO Box 174, Carrollton, OH 44615-0174; Phone: (330) 627-5910; The Carroll County Historical Society holds the Algonquin Mill Fall Festival each year the second weekend of October. The Society has an arboretum; steam mill and seven log buildings on the farm site. The Society also operates the McCook House in cooperation with the Ohio Historical Society.
  • Malvern Historical Society, PO Box 80, Malvern, OH 44644-0080; Phone: (330) 863-9964; To date, the Malvern Historical Society does not have a permanent museum, but such a museum will be an actuality within the next two years. It promotes local history by articles in the newspaper and projects of historical interest for the community.
  • Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Library Division,  1982 Velma Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211; Telephone: 614-297-2300
  • Ohio Genealogical Society, 713 South Main Street, Mansfield OH 44907-1644

Where can I connect with other Carroll County, OH Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Carroll County, OH?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Carroll County.

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Carroll Co. OH Military Records

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