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Warren County, Ohio
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Warren County, Ohio Facts

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 CountyGreene CountyClinton CountyClermont CountyHamilton CountyButler County .

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.

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 18101820183018401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Warren 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 Warren 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.

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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