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Coshocton County, Ohio Facts

Coshocton County

When was Coshocton County, OH Created?
Coshocton County was created on January 31, 1810 from Muskingum County and Tuscarawas County . This county was named for the Delaware Indian word meaning "union of waters" .

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

What counties are adjacent to Coshocton County, OH?
Bordering Counties are Holmes County (north), Tuscawaras County (east), Guernsey County (southeast), Muskingum County (south), Licking County (southwest), Knox County (west) .

What cities and towns are in Coshocton County, OH?
Cities and towns located in the County include Coshocton, Baltic, Conesville, Nellie, Plainfield, Warsaw, West Lafayette. Other communities include Bakersville, Blissfield, Fresno, Keene, Tunnel Hill, Wakatomika, Walhonding.

Coshocton County Townships Map

What townships are in Coshocton County, OH?
Townships located in the County include Adams, Bedford, Bethlehem, Clark, Crawford, Franklin, Jackson, Jefferson, Keene, Lafayette, Linton, Mill Creek, Monroe, Newcastle, Oxford, Perry, Pike, Tiverton, Tuscarawas, Virginia, Washington, White Eyes. .

Coshocton County, OH Vital Records

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

Coshocton County, OH Census Records

What Coshocton County, OH census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Coshocton County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

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

Coshocton County, OH Courthouse and Government Records

Coshocton County Courthouse

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

  • Coshocton County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 349 1/2 Main St., Coshocton 43812
    • Phone: (740) 622-1753
  • Coshocton 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: 426 Main Street, Coshocton, Ohio 43812
    • Phone: (740)622-1837
    • Marriage Records: 1811 
    • Probate Records: 1811
  • Coshocton County Recorder has the duty of keeping specific records which may include: deeds, mortgages, military discharges, plats, etc.
    • Phone: 740-622-2817
    • Land Records: 1800
  • Coshocton 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: 318 Main Street, Coshocton, OH 43812
    • Phone: 740-622-1456
    • Court Records: 1811
  •  Ohio, Wills and Probate Records, 1786-1998
  • BLM Land Records
  • Coshocton County USGenWeb Archives Project

Coshocton County, OH Societies and Family History Resources

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

  • Coshocton County Chapter, OGS, PO Box 128, Coshocton, OH 43812-0128; meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm in the meeting room of the Senior Center, 201 Brown's Lane, Coshocton. This OGS Chapter has published several books on Coshocton County history, cemetery books, and an index to "Bahmer's History, 1909." Census, marriage, county directory 1899, Atlases, Platt Book, 5-generation charts, and will records are also available.
  • Johnson-Humrick House Museum, 300 N Whitewoman St, Coshocton, OH 43812-1061; Phone: (740) 622-8710
  • Walhonding Valley Historical Society, PO Box 199, Warsaw, OH 43844-0199; Phone: (740) 824-4000
  • 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 Coshocton County, OH Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Coshocton County, OH?
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Coshocton Co. OH Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

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