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Coshocton County, Ohio Facts

When was Coshocton County, OH Created?
Coshocton County was created on January 31, 1810 from Muskingum County and Tuscarawas County . This county was named for the Delaware Indian word meaning “union of waters” .

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

What counties are adjacent to Coshocton County, OH?
Bordering Counties are Holmes CountyTuscawaras CountyGuernsey CountyMuskingum CountyLicking CountyKnox County .

Coshocton County, OH Vital Records

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

Coshocton County, OH Census Records

What Coshocton County, OH census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Coshocton County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18101820183018401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Coshocton County, OH Courthouse and Government Records

Coshocton County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Coshocton County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Coshocton County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Ohio courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Ohio residents. The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Coshocton County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Ohio Courthouse Records Research Guide.

Coshocton County, OH Societies and Family History Resources

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

  • Coshocton County Chapter, OGS, PO Box 128, Coshocton, OH 43812-0128; meets on the third Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm in the meeting room of the Senior Center, 201 Brown’s Lane, Coshocton. This OGS Chapter has published several books on Coshocton County history, cemetery books, and an index to “Bahmer’s History, 1909.” Census, marriage, county directory 1899, Atlases, Platt Book, 5-generation charts, and will records are also available.
  • Johnson-Humrick House Museum, 300 N Whitewoman St, Coshocton, OH 43812-1061; Phone: (740) 622-8710
  • Walhonding Valley Historical Society, PO Box 199, Warsaw, OH 43844-0199; Phone: (740) 824-4000
  • 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

Where can I connect with other Coshocton County, OH Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Coshocton County, OH?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Coshocton County.

Coshocton Co. OH Books, Newspapers & Publications

Coshocton Co. OH Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards

Coshocton Co. OH Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Coshocton Co. OH General and History Websites

Coshocton Co. OH Immigration & Naturalization

Coshocton Co. OH Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Coshocton Co. OH Military Records