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Noble County, Ohio
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Noble County, Ohio Facts

When was Noble County, OH Created?
Noble County was created on April 1, 1851 from Guernsey CountyMonroe CountyMorgan County and Washington County. This county was named for James Noble (1785–1831), an early settler and future U.S. Senator from Indiana.

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

What counties are adjacent to Noble County, OH?
Bordering Counties are Guernsey CountyBelmont CountyMonroe CountyWashington CountyMorgan CountyMuskingum County .

Noble County, OH Vital Records

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

Noble County, OH Census Records

What Noble County, OH census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Noble County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Noble County, OH Courthouse and Government Records

Noble County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Noble County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Noble 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 Noble 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.

Noble County, OH Societies and Family History Resources

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

  • Noble County Chapter, OGS, PO Box 174, Caldwell, OH 43724-0174, Phone: 740-732-4506; meets at the Caldwell Public Library Annex, North St., Caldwell, Ohio the third Sat. of the month. This OGS Chapter preserves genealogical information for Noble Couty newspapers, cemetery records, and family history records donated by individuals to the Caldwell Public Library.
  • Noble County Historical Society, PO Box 128, Caldwell, OH 43724-0128; Phone: (740) 732-5288; The Noble County Historical Society’s Heritage Park is located in the Noble County Fairgrounds and has a relocated log cabin, one room schoolhouse, church and covered bridge in a lovely wooded setting. It is open during the Soakum Festival on the last weekend of September and otherwise by special arrangements. The Noble County Jail-Jailers residence (1882) is in the process of being restored to become a museum for the county.
  • 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 Noble County, OH Researchers through message boards and forums?

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

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Noble Co. OH Military Records