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When was Scioto County, OH Created?
Scioto County was created on May 1, 1803 from Adams County. This county was named for the Scioto River; Scioto is a Wyandot word meaning "deer" .
What counties are adjacent to Scioto County, OH?
Bordering Counties are Pike County (north), Jackson County (northeast), Lawrence County (east), Greenup County, Kentucky (south), Lewis County, Kentucky (southwest), Adams County (west) .
What cities and towns are in Scioto County, OH?
Cities and towns located in the County include Portsmouth, New Boston, Otway, Rarden, South Webster. Other communities include Friendship, Haverhill, McDermott, Minford, Scioto Furnace, Stout, Franklin Furnace, Lucasville, Rosemount, Sciotodale, West Portsmouth, Wheelersburg.
What townships are in Scioto County, OH?
Townships located in the County include Bloom, Brush Creek, Clay, Green, Harrison, Jefferson, Madison, Morgan, Nile, Porter, Rarden, Rush, Union, Valley, Vernon, Washington.
Where can find Scioto County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Scioto 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 Scioto 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 Scioto 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 Scioto County, OH census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Scioto 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.
Scioto Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Scioto Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Scioto 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 Scioto County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Scioto 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 Scioto County, OH?
A list of Scioto County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Ohio Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Scioto County, OH Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Scioto County, OH?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Scioto County.