GALLIA COUNTY OHIO
1895 Map of Ohio
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Map modified with permission
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MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS
Gallia County Probate Court
18 Locust St.
Gallipolis, OH 45631
Gallipolis Municipal Court
518 2nd Ave, Gallipolis, OH 45631
Clerk Of Courts
18 Locust St, Gallipolis, OH 45631
Gallia County Health Dept
499 Jackson Pike, Gallipolis, OH 45631
Bossard Memorial Library
7 Spruce St, Gallipolis, OH 45631
Gallia County Historical/Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 295
430 Second Ave.
Gallipolis, OH 45631-0295
Mason County Library
508 Viand St, Point Pleasant, WV 25550
Gallia County was established in 1803. It is situated on the Ohio River 80 miles southeast of Columbus. The county takes its name from "Gaul", a Latin word for France.
The county was first settled by the French who established Gallipolis, the county seat, in 1791. The city's waterfront once had active business from trade boats that stopped for supplies. Showboats and passenger boats often moored here.
Agricultural products in Gallia County include; dairy, tobacco, cattle, and calves. Other main industries are; food, processed meats and upholstered furniture.
Probate Court has birth, death, marriage & probate records; Clerk of Courts has divorce & civil court records from 1850; County Health Department has burial records; County Recorder has land records.