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Highland County, Ohio

Highland County

Highland County was created on May 1, 1805 from Adams County, Clermont County and Ross County. This county was named for the county's terrain .

The Highland County Seat is located in Hillsboro also, the county government website is www.co.highland.oh.us/ .

Areas bordering to Highland County are Fayette County (north), Ross County (northeast), Pike County (east), Adams County (southeast), Brown County (southwest), Clinton County (northwest) .

Cities and towns located in Highland County include Greenfield, Hillsboro, Highland, Lynchburg, Leesburg, Mowrystown, Sinking Spring. Other communities include Buford, Marshall .

Highland County Townships Map

Highland County Townships include Brushcreek, Clay, Concord, Dodson, Fairfield, Hamer, Jackson, Liberty, Madison, Marshall, New Market, Paint, Penn, Salem, Union, Washington, Whiteoak.

Highland 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 Highland 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.

Highland County consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules can be found for 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

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

Highland County Societies and Family History Resources

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

Highland County Courthouse and Government Records


Highland County Courthouse

Genealogist typically fail to notice the benefits of Highland 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 Highland 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 Highland County. The dates indicated listed below are considered the first noted records data for this particular county.

Highland County Links

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

Highland Co. OH Books, Newspapers & Publications

Highland Co. OH Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Highland Co. OH Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Highland Co. OH Census Records

Highland Co. OH Cemeteries & Graveyards

Highland Co. OH Church & Bible Records

Highland Co. OH Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Highland Co. OH General and History Websites

Highland Co. OH Immigration & Naturalization

Highland Co. OH Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Highland Co. OH Military Records

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