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Jackson County, Ohio

Jackson County

Jackson County was created on March 1, 1816 from Athens County, Gallia County, Ross County and Scioto County. This county was named for General Andrew Jackson (1767–1845) .

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

Areas bordering to Jackson County are Vinton County (north), Gallia County (east), Lawrence County (south), Scioto County (southwest), Pike County (west), Ross County (northwest) .

Cities and towns located in Jackson County include Jackson, Wellston, Coalton, Oak Hill. Other communities include Byer, Wainwright.

Jackson County Townships Map

Jackson County Townships include Bloomfield, Coal, Franklin, Hamilton, Jackson, Jefferson, Liberty, Lick, Madison, Milton, Scioto, Washington.

Jackson 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 Jackson 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.

Jackson 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.

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

Jackson County Societies and Family History Resources

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

Jackson County Courthouse and Government Records

Jackson County Courthouse

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

Jackson County Links

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

Jackson Co. OH Books, Newspapers & Publications

Jackson Co. OH Birth, Marriage & Death Records

Jackson Co. OH Court, Probate Land and Tax Records

Jackson Co. OH Census Records

Jackson Co. OH Cemeteries & Graveyards

Jackson Co. OH Church & Bible Records

Jackson Co. OH Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Jackson Co. OH General and History Websites

Jackson Co. OH Immigration & Naturalization

Jackson Co. OH Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Jackson Co. OH Military Records

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