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When was Perry County, OH Created?
Perry County was created on March 1, 1818 from Fairfield County, Muskingum County and Washington County. This county was named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry (1785–1819), a naval officer of the War of 1812.
What counties are adjacent to Perry County, OH?
Bordering Counties are Licking County (north), Muskingum County (northeast), Morgan County (southeast), Athens County (south), Hocking County (southwest), Fairfield County (west) .
What cities and towns are in Perry County, OH?
Cities and towns located in the County include New Lexington, Corning, Crooksville, Glenford, Hemlock, Junction City, New Straitsville, Rendville, Roseville, Shawnee, Somerset, Thornville. Other communities include Bristol, Milligan, Mount Perry, Moxahala, Rehoboth.
What townships are in Perry County, OH?
Townships located in the County include Bearfield, Clayton, Coal, Harrison, Hopewell, Jackson, Madison, Monday Creek, Monroe, Pike, Pleasant, Reading, Salt Lick, Thorn.
Where can find Perry County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Perry 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 Perry 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 Perry 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.
What Perry County, OH census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Perry County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Perry Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Perry Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Perry 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
What genealogical records can I find in the Perry County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Perry County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Ohio Corthouse Records Research Guide
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Perry County, OH?
A list of Perry County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Ohio Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Perry County, OH Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Perry County, OH?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Perry County.