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COSHOCTON COUNTY OHIO



SURROUNDED BY:

NORTH
Holmes County

NORTHEAST
Tuscarawas County

SOUTHEAST
Guernsey County

SOUTH
Muskingum County

SOUTHWEST
Licking County

WEST
Knox 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

1810

PARENT COUNTY

Muskingum, Tuscarawas

COUNTY SEAT

Coshocton

MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS

Coshocton County Courthouse
349 1/2 Main St.
Coshocton, OH 43812
740-622-1753

Coshocton County Probate Court
318 Main St.
Coshocton, OH 43812
740-622-1753

Coshocton Board Of Health
724 S 7th St, Coshocton, OH 43812
740-622-1426

Coshocton Public Library
655 Main St, Coshocton, OH 43812
740-622-0956


OTHER INFORMATION

Coshocton County is one of Ohio's largest counties. Its name is an Anglicized version of an Indian word meaning "black bear town." Mineral resources include; coal, iron ore and salt.

Knowledge of early Ohio has been obtained from the diary of Christopher Gist, a representative of the Ohio Land Company of Virginia. In 1750 Gist conducted the first Protestant Christmas service in Ohio on the site of present day Coshocton, the county seat.

The main industries include; rubber, metals, printing and publishing, paper, plastics, calendars, iron pipe and automotive stampings. Agricultural industry include; dairy, cattle, and calves.

Probate Court has birth, marriage and probate records; City Health Board has death records; County Trustees have burial records; Clerk of Courts has divorce records & civil court records; 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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