HOLMES COUNTY OHIO INFO

HOLMES COUNTY OHIO



SURROUNDED BY:

NORTHWEST
Ashland County

NORTHEAST
Wayne County

EAST NORTHEAST
Stark County

EAST
Tuscarawas County

SOUTH
Coshocton County

WEST SOUTHWEST
Knox County

WEST NORTHWEST
Ashland County


COUNTY INFORMATION

1895 Map of Ohio
(Click on Thumbnail
for Large Map)

Map modified with permission
of Ray Sterner from http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states

DATE CREATED

1824

PARENT COUNTY

Coshocton, Wayne, Tuscarawas

COUNTY SEAT

Millersburg

MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS

Holmes Probate Court Judge
1 E Jackson St.
Millersburg, OH 44654-0000
330-674-0286

Holmes County Health Dept
931 Wooster Rd, Millersburg, OH 44654
330-674-5035

Holmes County Library
28 W Jackson St, Millersburg, OH 44654
330-674-5972

Holmes County Ohio Genealogical Society
PO Box 136, Millersburg, OH 44654-0136

Wayne-Holmes County Chapter
National Society of the Daughters of the
American Revolution

Wooster, Ohio
Email: jnwelty@aol.com


OTHER INFORMATION

Holmes County, located about 60 miles south of Cleveland, has numerous springs. There are limestone and coal deposits in the southwest section.

The area was settled by Amish immigrants from Germany and Switzerland. Today Ohio contains one of the largest concentrations of Amish people in the nation. Millersburg, the county seat of Holmes County, is considered the center of Amishland.

Probate Judge has birth, death & probate records; Clerk of Courts has divorce & civil court records from 1825; County Recorder has land records.

INFORMATIONAL LINKS

Bibliography (Includes detailed sources for all the information on this and the connected pages.)
Covered Bridges - Ohio
Discovering Family Histories - Ohio
Favorite Genealogy Web Links
Genealogy Look Up Forum
Hixson Plat Maps, Ohio Townships W. W. Hixson & Company, Rockford, Illinois (These plat maps were published without dates or copyright notice, but are believed to be from the 1920s and 1930s. The W. W. Hixson Company published an Ohio Atlas around 1925 with individual County maps and Township plat maps.)
Individual Ohio County Selection Table
Join the Maggie_Ohio Mailing List! or the OHROOTS-L Mailing List!
Maggie's World of Courthouse Dust & Genealogy Fever
OHGenWeb Archives
Ohio Clickable Map
Ohio County Courthouse Project
Ohio County Information Page
Ohio Government Mapping System - GNIS for land features, historical places
Ohio Memory An Online Scrapbook of Ohio History
Ohio Migration Trails
Ohio Network of American History and Research Centers (This is a descriptiong of the central storage places for groups of Ohio counties.)
Ohio Tools for Genealogy Researchers
USGenWeb Project - Ohio
Vital Statistics (Includes Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Land, Will & Estate Records.) This is an area that explains where to look for vital records in the state of Ohio.

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