Clermont County, Ohio

Clermont County

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

The Clermont County Seat is located in Batavia also, the county government website is www.clermontcountyohio.gov/ .

Areas bordering to Clermont County 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) .

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

Clermont County Townships Map

Clermont County Townships include Batavia, Franklin, Goshen, Jackson, Miami, Monroe, Ohio, Pierce, Stonelick, Tate, Union, Washington, Wayne, Williamsburg.

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.

Clermont County consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules can be found 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.

Clermont County Societies and Family History Resources

A list of Clermont County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.

  • Ohio Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
  • Ohio State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
  • 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
  • Clermont County USGenWeb Archives Project (usgwarchives.net)
  • Clermont County, Ohio Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Clermont County
  • Clermont County, Ohio Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com) read and post messages with other genealogy researchers for Clermont County

Clermont County Courthouse and Government Records


Clermont County Courthouse

Genealogist typically fail to notice the benefits of Clermont County court, probate, and land records as a source of genealogical details. Hidden away in Ohio courthouses and archives just about everywhere are often the hopes and dreams and frustrations of countless Ohio people.

The possibilities are excellent that your potential forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least quite a few aspects of their lives in the Clermont County court records. Even if your ancestors is not discussed in a Court case, take into consideration all of the other methods which often can have lead to her or him appearing in court records.

Please make sure to call the clerk's department to confirm hours, mailing address, fees and other details prior to visiting or seeking information because of sometimes changing contact details. The Department Offices DO NOT DO RESEARCH. The records are accessible to interested parties, barring private issues. A good number of workers will help people in locating the materials, however it's up to the man or women to do the researching.

The following facts denotes exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Clermont County. The dates indicated listed below are considered the first noted records data for this particular county.

  • 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
  • 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 Links

The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Clermont County. A lot of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Professional Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is just a list which has been compiled or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to submit your own favorite Clermont County genealogy or family history related sites.

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Clermont Co. OH Census Records

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Clermont Co. OH Church & Bible Records

Clermont Co. OH Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

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Clermont Co. OH Immigration & Naturalization

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