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CRAWFORD COUNTY OHIO



SURROUNDED BY:

NORTH
Seneca County

NORTHEAST
Huron County

EAST
Richland County

SOUTHEAST
Morrow County

SOUTH
Marion County

WEST
Wyandot 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

1820

PARENT COUNTY

Delaware

COUNTY SEAT

Bucyrus

MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS

Crawford County Probate Court
c/o Crawford County Courthouse
112 E Mansfield St.
Bucyrus, OH 44820
419-562-5876
WILLS, ADMINISTRATIONS,
MARRIAGES, SOME NATURALIZATIONS,
BIRTHS & DEATHS from 1867-1908

Crawford County Board-Health
112 E Mansfield St, Bucyrus, OH 44820
419-562-5871

Bucyrus City Health Dept
500 S. Sandusky Avenue
Bucyrus, Ohio 44820
419-562-0351

Galion Health Dept
113 Harding Way E, Galion, OH 44833
419-468-1075

Bucyrus Public Library
200 E Mansfield St, Bucyrus, OH 44820
419-562-7327

Center for Archival Collections
Bowling Green State University

Jerome Library, 5th Floor
Bowling Green, OH 43403


OTHER INFORMATION

Crawford County was named after Colonel William Crawford. He fought in the American Revolution and the Indian wars and was a close friend of George Washington.

The city of Bucyrus is the county seat of Crawford County. Waters in one part of the city flow north to Lake Erie and in another section they flow south to the Ohio River.

Principle industries include; machinery, metals, transportation equipment, rubber, locomotive cranes, fluorescent lamps, roller bearings, truck bodies, steel castings, plastics, nonferrous foundry products and machinery. The agricultural product is hogs.

Probate Court has birth & death records 1867 to 1908, marriage & probate records from 1831; Clerk of Courts has divorce records & civil court records from 1834; County Recorder has land records; County Health Department has birth & death records for Crestline, Ohio and the Rural Routes of Crawford County 1908 to present; Bucyrus City Health Department has birth & death records for the City of Bucyrus 1908 to present; Gallion City Health Department has birth & death records for the City of Gallion 1908 to present.

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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