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Harrison County, Ohio

Harrison County

Harrison County was created on February 1, 1813 from Jefferson County and Tuscarawas County . This county was named for General William Henry Harrison(1773–1841), an officer of the War of 1812 and future U.S. President .

The Harrison County Seat is located in Cadiz also, the county government website is .

Areas bordering to Harrison County are Carroll County (north), Jefferson County (east), Belmont County (south), Guernsey County (southwest), Tuscarawas County (west).

Cities and towns located in Harrison County include Adena, Bowerston, Cadiz, Deersville, Freeport, Harrisville, Hopedale, Jewett, New Athens, Scio. Other communities include New Rumley, Piedmont, Pittsburgh Junction, Tippecanoe.

Harrison County Townships Map

Harrison County Townships include Archer, Athens, Cadiz, Franklin, Freeport, German, Green, Monroe, Moorefield, North, Nottingham, Rumley, Short Creek, Stock, Washington.

Harrison 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 Harrison 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.

Harrison County consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules can be found for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Harrison Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Harrison Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Harrison Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research.

Harrison County Societies and Family History Resources

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

Harrison County Courthouse and Government Records

Harrison County Courthouse

Genealogist typically fail to notice the benefits of Harrison 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 Harrison 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.

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

Harrison County Links

The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Harrison County.

Harrison Co. OH Books, Newspapers & Publications

Harrison Co. OH Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Harrison Co. OH Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Harrison Co. OH Census Records

Harrison Co. OH Cemeteries & Graveyards

Harrison Co. OH Church & Bible Records

Harrison Co. OH Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Harrison Co. OH General and History Websites

Harrison Co. OH Immigration & Naturalization

Harrison Co. OH Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Harrison Co. OH Military Records

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