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Pickaway County, Ohio Facts

Pickaway County

When was Pickaway County, OH Created?
Pickaway County was created on March 1, 1810 from Fairfield County, Franklin County and Ross County. This county was named for the Piqua tribe, a branch of the Shawnee or A variant of a Native American word "Piqua" .

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

What counties are adjacent to Pickaway County, OH?
Bordering Counties are Franklin County (north), Fairfield County (east), Hocking County (southeast), Ross County (south), Fayette County (southwest), Madison County (northwest) .

What cities and towns are in Pickaway County, OH?
Cities and towns located in the County include Circleville, Ashville, Commercial Point, Darbyville, Harrisburg, New Holland, Orient, South Bloomfield, Tarlton, Williamsport.

Pickaway County Townships Map

What townships are in Pickaway County, OH?
Townships located in the County include Circleville, Darby, Deer Creek, Harrison, Jackson, Madison, Monroe, Muhlenberg, Perry, Pickaway, Salt Creek, Scioto, Walnut, Washington, Wayne.

Pickaway County, OH Vital Records

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

Pickaway County, OH Census Records

What Pickaway County, OH census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Pickaway 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.

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

Pickaway County, OH Courthouse and Government Records

Pickaway County Courthouse

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

  • Pickaway County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 207 S Court Street , Circleville 43113
    • Phone: (740) 474-6093
  • Pickaway 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
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    • Marriage Records: 1810 
    • Probate Records: 1810
  • Pickaway County Recorder has the duty of keeping specific records which may include: deeds, mortgages, military discharges, plats, etc.
    • Phone: 740-474-5826
    • Land Records: 1810
  • Pickaway 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.
    • Phone: (740) 474-6026
    • Court Records: 1810
  •  Ohio, Wills and Probate Records, 1786-1998
  • BLM Land Records
  • Pickaway County USGenWeb Archives Project

Pickaway County, OH Societies and Family History Resources

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

  • Pickaway County Hist & Genealogical Society, OGS, PO Box 85, Circleville, OH 43113; Phone: (740) 474-1495; Pickaway County Chapter, OGS meets the last Friday of each month at 10:30am at the Moore House, 304 South Court Street, Circleville, OH. Meetings are open to the public. The Pickaway County Historical Society operates a museum consisting of nine rooms. Its collection includes Native American artifacts, war mementos, furniture, costumes, local maps, prehistoric earthworks, china, glass, and silver. The Society provides tours for the schoolchildren of the community.
  • Ashville Area Heritage Society, 34 Long St, Ashville, OH 43103-1309; Phone: (740) 983-9864; The Ashville Area Heritage Society maintains the Ashville Area Heritage Museum that interprets the history of those who lived in the railroad community.
  • 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

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