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Clermont County, Ohio Facts

Clermont County

When was Clermont County, OH Created?
Clermont County was created on December 6, 1800 from Hamilton County . This county was named for French for "clear mountain" .

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

What counties are adjacent to Clermont County, OH?
Bordering Counties are Warren County (north), Clinton County (north), Brown County (east), Bracken County, Kentucky (south), Pendleton County, Kentucky (southwest), Campbell County, Kentucky (southwest), Hamilton County (west) .

Clermont County Townships Map

What cities and towns are in Clermont County, OH?
Cities and towns located in the County include Loveland, Milford, Amelia, Batavia, Bethel, Chilo, Felicity, Moscow, Neville, New Richmond, Newtonsville, Owensville, Williamsburg. Other communities include Marathon, Miamiville, Point Pleasant, Utopia.

What townships are in Clermont County, OH?
Townships located in the County include Batavia, Franklin, Goshen, Jackson, Miami, Monroe, Ohio, Pierce, Stonelick, Tate, Union, Washington, Wayne, Williamsburg.

Clermont County, OH Vital Records

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

Clermont County, OH Census Records

What Clermont County, OH census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Clermont 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.

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

Clermont County, OH Courthouse and Government Records

Clermont County Courthouse

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

  • Clermont County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 76 S. Riverside, Batavia 45103-2602
    • Phone: (513) 732-7300
  • Clermont 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
    • Address: 2379 Clermont Center Drive, Batavia, OH 45103
    • Phone: (513) 732- 7243
    • Marriage Records: 1801 
    • Probate Records: 1800
  • Clermont County Recorder has the duty of keeping specific records which may include: deeds, mortgages, military discharges, plats, etc.
    • Address: 101 Main St., Batavia, Ohio 45103-2958
    • Phone: 513-732-7236
    • Land Records: 1800
  • Clermont 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.
    • Address: 270 East Main Street, Batavia, OH 45103
    • Court Records: 1801
  •  Ohio, Wills and Probate Records, 1786-1998
  • BLM Land Records
  • Clermont County USGenWeb Archives Project

Clermont County, OH Societies and Family History Resources

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

  • Clermont County Chapter, OGS, P.O. Box 394, Batavia, OH 45103-0394; meets at the Clermont County Public Library, Batavia Branch, 180 S. 3rd St., Batavia, OH on the 1st Saturday of each month at 1:00 PM.. The Clermont County Genealogical Society collects, preserves, and publishes records of the county. The group offers at least one educational workshop each year.
  • Amelia Area Historical Society, PO Box 481, 44 Oak St, Amelia, OH 45102-0481; Phone: (513) 753-5777; The Amelia Area Historical Society is leasing an 1850 Historical Home owned by the Village of Amelia and restoring same as money becomes available. The goal is to operate a museum and associated facility for the collection and preservation of historically significant information regarding the village and the surrounding area.
  • Clermont County Historical Society, PO Box 14, Batavia, OH 45103-0014; Phone: (513) 753-8672; The Clermont County Historical Society preserves, protects and promotes the historical heritage of Clermont County. Programs at the Society's monthly meetings include illustrated talks, films, and visits to museums and historic sites.
  • Goshen Township Historical Society, Inc., PO Box 671, Goshen, OH 45122-0671; Phone: (513) 575-1027; The Goshen Township Historical Society operates the Anchorage, a circa 1836 stone house, as its museum.
  • Historic New Richmond, Inc. , PO Box 2, New Richmond, OH 45157-0002; Phone: (513) 553-9955; Historic New Richmond maintains the Ross-Goudy House, built before the Civil War. Collections include historic records and artifacts from the greater New Richmond area.
  • Owensville Historical Society, PO Box 743, Owensville, OH 45160-0743; Phone: (513) 732-6358
  • 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 Clermont County, OH Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Clermont County, OH?
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Clermont Co. OH Immigration & Naturalization

Clermont Co. OH Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Clermont Co. OH Military Records

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