Monday, July 14, 2014

Ohio Counties' Historical Societies

Map of Ohio's Counties. Image Courtesy of the Ohio Department of Transportation.
Map of Ohio's Counties.
 Image Courtesy of the Ohio Department of Transportation.

Many historical records, maps, land records, letters, photographs, and artifacts are not digitized and can be found through requesting information from local historical societies, museums, and libraries. Below is an alphabetized list of Ohio's Counties and website/contact information for their historical society.
This list may not be comprehensive and contact details may be subject to change.

  • Adams
    • 937-544-8522
    • 507 N. Cherry St., West Union, OH 45693
  • Allen
    • acmuseum@wcoil.com
    • 419-222-9426
    • 620 W. Market St., Lima, OH 45801
  • Ashland
    • ashlandhistory@zoominternet.net
    • 419-289-3111
    • 420 Center Street, Ashland, OH 44805
  • Astabula
    • Contact Us
    • 440-466-7337
    • 5685 Lake Rd. E., Geneva, OH 44041
  • Athens
    • Contact Us
    • 740-592-2280
    • 65 North Court Street, Athens, OH 45701
  • Auglaize
    • 419-738-9328
    • 206 W. Main St., Wapakoneta, OH 45895
  • Belmont
    • 740-425-3505
    • P.O. Box 434, Barnesville, OH 43713-0434
  • Brown
    • N/A
  • Butler
    • bcomuseum@fuse.net
    • 513-896-9930
    • 327 N. Second St., Hamilton, OH 45011
  • Carroll
    • cchs@carrollcountyohio.com
      • Please place CCHS in subject line.
    • Contact Us
    • P.O. Box 174, Carrollton, OH 44615
  • Champaign
    • champhistmus@ctcn.net
    • 937-653-6721
    • 809 East Lawn Ave., Urbana, OH 43078
  • Clark
    • Contact Us
    • 937-324-0657
    • 117 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield, OH 45502
  • Clermont
    • clermonths@aol.com
    • 513-753-8672
    • P.O. Box 14, Batavia, OH 45103
  • Clinton
    • 937-382-4684
    • P.O. Box 529, 149 E. Locust St., Wilmington, OH 45177
  • Columbiana
    • N/A
  • Coshocton
    • N/A
  • Crawford
    • N/A
  • Cuyahoga
  • Darke
    • 937-548-5250
    • 205 N. Broadway, Greenville, OH 45331
  • Defiance
  • Delaware
    • Info@DelawareOhioHistory.org
    • 740-369-3831
    • 157 E. William St., Delaware, OH
  • Erie
    • 419-625-5956
    • P.O. Box 944, Sandusky, OH 44871-0944
  • Fairfield
  • Fayette
    • fayettecountyhistory@gmail.com
    • 740-335-2953
    • 517 Columbus Ave., Washington Court House, OH 43130
  • Franklin
    • info@franklincountyohiohistory.org
    • 614-876-5880
    • 5274 Norwich St., Hilliard, OH 43026-1425
  • Fulton
    • museum@fultoncountyhs.org
    • 419-337-7922
    • 229 Monroe St. P.O. Box 104, Wauseon, OH 43567
  • Gallia
    • 740-446-7200
    • 412 Second Ave., Gallipolis, OH 45631
  • Geauga
    • Contact Us
    • 440-834-1492
    • P.O. Box 153, 14653 E. Park St., Burton, OH 44021
  • Greene
    • 937-372-4606
    • 74 W Church St., Xenia, OH 45385
  • Guernsey
    • guernseycomuseum@midohio.twcbc.com
    • 740-439-5884
    • 218 N 8th St., Cambridge, OH 43725
  • Hamilton
    • N/A
  • Hancock Historical Museum
    • reference@hancockhistoricalmuseum.org
    • 419-423-4433
    • 422 West Sandusky St., Findlay, OH 45840
  • Hardin County Museums
    • hardincountymuseums@windstream.net
    • 419-673-7147
    • 223 N. Main St., Kenton, OH 43326
  • Harrison
    • Contact Us
    • 740-942-3900
    • P.O. Box 362, Cadiz, OH 43907
  • Henry
    • Contact Us
    • 419-592-8006
    • 229 W Clinton St., Napoleon, OH 43545
  • Highland
    • 937-393-3392
    • 151 E Main St., Hillsboro, OH 45133
  • Hocking
    • hockingcountyhistoricalsociety@gmail.com
    • 740-385-6026
    • 64 North Culver St., Logan, OH 43138
  • Holmes
    • info@holmeshistory.com
    • 330-674-0022
    • Millersburg, OH 44654
  • Huron
  • Jackson
  • Jefferson
    • N/A
  • Knox
    • kchs@knoxhistory.org
    • 740-393-5247
    • P.O. Box 522, 875 Harcourt Rd., Mt. Vernon, OH 43050
  • Lake
    • events@lakehistory.org
    • 440-639-2945
    • 415 Riverside Dr., Painesville, OH 44077
  • Lawrence
    • lawrenceregister@lawrencecountyohio.com
    • 740-532-1222
    • 506 South 6th St., Ironton, OH 45638
  • Licking
    • lchs@alink.com
    • 740-345-4898
    • P.O. Box 785, Newark, OH 43058
  • Logan County History Center
    • Contact Us
    • 937-593-7557
    • 521 E. Columbus St., Bellefontaine, OH 43311
  • Lorain
    • lchs@lchs.org
    • 440-322-3341
    • 284 Washington Ave., Elyria, OH 44035
  • Lucas
  • Madison
    • feedbak@madisonoh.ancestralsites.com
    • 740-852-2977
    • 260 E High St., London, OH 43140
  • Mahoning
    • mvhs@mahoninghistory.org
    • 330-743-2589
    • 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown, OH 44502
  • Marion
    • mchs@marionhistory.com
    • 740-387-4255
    • 169 E. Church St., Marion, OH 43302
  • Medina
    • mchs@zoominternet.net
    • 330-722-1341
    • P.O. Box 306, 206 North Elmwood St., Medina, OH 44258-0306
  • Meigs
    • meigscohistorical@frontier.com
    • 740-992-3810
    • P.O. Box 145, 144 Butternut Ave., Pomeroy, OH, 45769
  • Mercer County Historical Museum
    • 419-586-6065
    • P.O. Box 512, 130 E Market St., Celina, OH 45822
  • Miami
  • Monroe
    • info@monroeoh-historicalsociety.org
    • 513-539-2270
    • P.O. Box 82, Monroe, OH 45050
  • Montgomery
  • Morgan
    • info@historicalmorgancounty.com
    • 740-962-4785
    • 142 E Main St., McConnelsville, OH 43756
  • Morrow
    • P.O. Box 21, Mount Gilead, OH 43338
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  • Muskingum
    • phsomc@sbcglobal.net
    • 740-454-9500
    • 115 Jefferson St., Zanesville, OH 43701
  • Noble
    • noblecohistorical@email.com
    • P.O. Box 128, Caldwell, OH 43724
  • Ottawa
  • Paulding
    • admin@johnpauldinghistoricalsociety.org
    • 419-399-3667
    • P.O. Box 93, 600 Fairgrounds Dr., Paulding, OH 45879
  • Perry
    • perrycountyhistory@gmail.com
    • P.O. Box 746, 105 South Columbus St., Somerset, OH 43783-0746
  • Pickaway
  • Pike
    • N/A
  • Portage
    • pchsohio@neo.rr.com
    • 330-296-3523
    • 6549 N. Chestnut St., Ravenna, OH 44266
  • Preble
    • preblecountyhistoricalsociety@frontier.com
    • 937-787-4256
    • 7693 Swartsel Rd., Eaton, OH 45320
  • Putnam
    • pchs@bright.net
    • 419-532-3008
    • P.O. Box 264, 201 E Main St., Kalida, OH 45853
  • Richland
  • Ross
    • info@rosscountyhistorical.org
    • 740-77-1936
    • 45 West Fifth St., Chillicothe, OH 45601
  • Sandusky
    • 419-332-0303
    • 514 Birchard Ave., Fremont, OH 43420
  • Scioto
    • N/A
  • Seneca
  • Shelby
    • shelbyhistory@embarqmail.com
    • 937-498-1653
    • 201 N. Main St., Sidney, OH 45365
  • Stark
  • Summit
    • Contact Us
    • 330-535-1120
    • 550 Copley Rd., Akron, OH 44320
  • Trumbull
    • museum@trumbellcountyhistory.org
    • 330-394-4653
    • 303 Monroe St. NW, Warren, OH
  • Tuscarawas
    • tuschs@tuschs.org
    • 330-339-3391 (ext. 47494)
    • 330 University Drive NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663
  • Union
    • Contact Us
    • 246 West 6th St., Marysville, OH 43040
  • Van Wert
    • vwc.historicalsociety@gmail.com
    • 419-771-9851
    • 602 N. Washington St., Van Wert, OH 45891
  • Vinton
    • N/A
  • Warren
    • wchs@wchsmuseum.org
    • 513-932-1817
    • 105 South Broadway, Lebanon, OH 45036
  • Washington
    • wchs_ken@yahoo.com
    • 740-373-1788
    • P.O. Box 103, Marietta, OH 45750
  • Wayne
    • 330-264-8856
    • 546 East Bowman St., Wooster, OH 44691
  • Williams
    • wchs@williams-net.com
    • 419-485-8200
    • P.O. Box 415, 611 East Main St., Montpelier, OH 43543
  • Wood
    • museum@woodcountyhistory.org
    • 419-352-0967
    • 13660 County Home Rd., Bowling Green, OH 43402
  • Wyandot
    • curator@wyandothistory.org
    • 419-294-3857
    • 130 S. Seventh St., Upper Sandusky, OH 43351
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