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Warren County, Ohio
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Warren County, Ohio Facts

Warren County

When was Warren County, OH Created?
Warren County was created on May 1, 1803 from Hamilton County. This county was named for General Joseph Warren (1741-1775), a Revolutionary War officer .

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

What counties are adjacent to Warren County, OH?
Bordering Counties are Montgomery County (northeast), Greene County (east), Clinton County (south), Clermont County (south), Hamilton County (west), Butler County (northwest) .

Warren County Townships Map

What cities and towns are in Warren County, OH?
Cities and towns located in the County include Carlisle, Franklin, Lebanon, Loveland, Mason, Middletown, Monroe, Springboro, Blanchester, Butlerville, Corwin, Harveysburg, Maineville, Morrow, Pleasant Plain, South Lebanon, Waynesville. Other communities include Five Points, Hunter, Landen, Loveland Park. Other communities include Beedles Station, Blue Ball, Cozaddale, Crosswick, Dallasburg, Dodds, Fosters, Greentree Corner, Hagemans Crossing, Hammel, Hillcrest, Hopkinsville, Kings Mills, Mathers Mill, Middletown Junction, Murdoch, Oregonia, Red Lion, Ridgeville, San Mar Gale, Twenty Mile Stand, Zoar.

What townships are in Warren County, OH?
Townships located in the County include Clearcreek, Deerfield, Franklin, Hamilton, Harlan, Massie, Salem, Turtlecreek, Union, Washington, Wayne.

Warren County, OH Vital Records

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

Warren County, OH Census Records

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

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

Warren County, OH Courthouse and Government Records

Warren County Courthouse

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

  • Warren County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 320 E., Silver St., Lebanon 45036-1816
    • Phone: (513) 932-4040
  • Warren 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
    • Address: 570 Justice Drive, Lebanon, Ohio 45036
    • Phone: 513-695-1180
    • Marriage Records: 1803 
    • Probate Records: 1803
  • Warren County Recorder has the duty of keeping specific records which may include: deeds, mortgages, military discharges, plats, etc.
    • Address: 406 Justice Drive, Lebanon, OH 45036
    • Phone: 513-695-1140
    • Land Records: 1795
  • Warren 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.
    • Address: 500 Justice Drive, Lebanon Ohio 45036
    • Phone: 513-695-1346
    • Court Records: 1803
  •  Ohio, Wills and Probate Records, 1786-1998
  • BLM Land Records
  • Warren County USGenWeb Archives Project

Warren County, OH Societies and Family History Resources

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

  • Warren County Chapter, OGS, 406 Justice Drive, Lebanon, OH 45036; Warren County Chapter, OGS meets at Phillippi Hall, Otterbein Home on the third Wednesday of each month.
  • Warren County Historical Society, 105 S Broadway, Lebanon, OH 45036-1707; Phone: (513) 932-1817; The Warren County Historical Society maintains its museum with a concentration on 19th century exhibits which features the Robert and Virginia Jones Shaker Gallery and a large library/archives emphasizing local history and genealogy.
  • Carlisle Area Historical Society, P O Box 8261, 453 Park Dr, Carlisle, OH 45005-8261; Phone: (937) 746-6704;
  • Franklin Area Historical Society, 302 Park Ave, Franklin, OH 45005-3549; Phone: (937) 746-8295; The Franklin Area Historical Society operates the Harding Museum, the former home of General E. Forrest Harding. The Museum contains military and local history exhibits.
  • Harveysburg Community Historical Society, PO Box 105, Harveysburg, OH 45032-0105; Phone: (513) 897-6195; The Harveysburg Historical Society collections include letters and pictures of the site when it operated a "free black" school before 1900, as well as other area memorabilia. They have oral histories of local citizens, clothing, books used in early 1900s, and newspaper clippings of events and people.
  • Mason Historical Society, 207 W Church St, Mason, OH 45040-1607; Phone: (513) 398-6750; The Mason Historical Society presents oral and photographic programs on the history of Mason to area schools. The organization maintains the renovated Alverta Green Museum.
  • Springboro Area Historical Society, 110 S Main St, Springboro, OH 45066-0005; Phone: (937) 748-1053; The Springboro Area Historical Society sponsors active programs in preservation, genealogy, cemetery reclamation, community history, crafts and a Speakers Bureau. The Society's particular focus is the Underground Railroad.
  • Springboro Historical Commission, 320 W Central Ave, Springboro, OH 45066-1106; Phone: (937) 748-4343; The Springboro Historical Commission has seven commissioners. Its jurisdiction is community wide and activities include Issue Review and Historic Restoration.
  • Village of Waynesville, 1400 Lytle Rd, Waynesville, OH 45068-8482; Phone: (513) 897-8015; The Waynesville Historical Preservation Board has seven commissioners. Its jurisdiction is community wide and activities include Landmark Designation, Design Review, Surveys, Plaque or Marker Program, and Publications. The Board manages the Accommodation Line Ohio Scenic Byway Visitor's Center in an historic building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Byway Route retraces 10.4 miles of a stagecoach line that ran between Springfield and Cincinnati in the 1820's.
  • 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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What other genealogical resources are available in Warren County, OH?
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