LOGAN COUNTY OHIO INFO

LOGAN COUNTY OHIO



SURROUNDED BY:

NORTHWEST
Auglaize County

NORTHEAST
Hardin County

EAST
Union County

SOUTH
Champaign County

WEST
Shelby County

WEST NORTHWEST
Auglaize 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

1818

PARENT COUNTY

Champaign

COUNTY SEAT

Bellefontaine

MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS

Logan County Courthouse
101 South Main Street
P.O. Box 429
Bellefontaine, OH 43311-0429
Phone: 937-599-7275

Logan County Health Board
310 S Main St
Bellefontaine, OH 43311
513-592-9040

Logan County Library
220 N Main St
Bellefontaine, OH 43311-2288
937-593-4189
FAX: 937-599-5503
Resources for Genealogy
Library Hours:
Monday-Thursday 9:00 AM-9:00 PM
Fridays 9:00 a.m.-6:00 PM
Saturdays 9:00 AM-6:00 PM

Logan County Genealogical Society
521 East Columbus Avenue
P.O. Box 36
Bellefontaine, OH 43311-0036
937-593-7811

Logan County Genealogical Society Library
521 East Columbus Avenue
P.O. Box 36
Bellefontaine, OH 43311-0036
937-593-7811
Hours:
Wednesdays 1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Fridays 1:00 PM-5:00 PM (May-October)
Fridays 1:00 PM-4:00 PM (November-April)
Sundays 2:00 PM-5:00 PM
Fee: $1.00 (for non-members per visit)

Logan County Historical Museum
521 East Columbus Avenue
Bellefontaine, OH 43311-2401
937-593-7557
Museum hours:
Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays
1:00 PM-4:00 PM (May-Oct.)
Call to make arrangements for
research in the Museum's collections

Miami Valley Genealogy Index

Robot for Wright State University Archives
Special Collections and Archives
Paul Laurence Dunbar Library
Wright State University
Dayton, OH 45435
937-775-2092

Logan County Link -- (Includes links to business, economic, government, and other information about Logan County)

Visitor's Guide -- (Includes information on various tourist attractions in Logan County

If you ever need anything from Logan County - Bellefontaine or surrounding area, don't hesitate to ask. I'm about 10 minutes from the Library AND the genelogical society, same time from Court House. I'd be glad to help you - or anyone else, for that matter.

Sue Moyer Chism
mchism@cei.net

Greater Logan County Chamber of Commerce
100 South Main Street
Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311
937-599-5121
Fax: 937-599-2411


OTHER INFORMATION

Logan County takes its name from General Benjamin Logan, a soldier in the Indian Wars. Campbell Hill, in the county is the highest point in Ohio, rising about 1550 feet above sea level.

The county seat of Bellefontaine, which is the French word for "beautiful fountain" was settled in 1806 and named for the springs in the area. Still in use today in the city is the first concrete pavement in the nation, laid around the city's courthouse in 1891.

Probate Judge has birth, marriage, & probate records; Clerk of Courts has divorce & civil court records from 1818; 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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