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GREENE COUNTY OHIO



SURROUNDED BY:

NORTHWEST
Clark County

NORTHEAST
Madison County

SOUTHEAST
Fayette County

SOUTH
Clinton County

SOUTHWEST
Warren County

WEST
Montgomery 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

1803

PARENT COUNTY

Hamilton, Ross

COUNTY SEAT

Xenia

MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS

Greene County Probate Court
45 N Detroit St.
Xenia, OH 45385-3199
937-376-5006

Greene County Health District
360 Wilson Dr, Xenia, OH 45385
937-426-6351

Xenia Public Library
76 E Market St, Xenia, OH 45385
937-376-2995

The Greene County Room
at the Green County Public Library
Excellent Genealogy Collection
Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9am - 9pm
Friday & Saturday 9am - 5pm
P. O. Box 520
76 E. Market St., Xenia, Ohio 45385
937-376-4952

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

Greene County Chapter
Ohio Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 706
Xenia, OH 45385


OTHER INFORMATION

Greene County, located 10 miles east of Dayton was named for Nathaniel Greene, a hero of the American Revolution. The Greene County area was once a principal Indian center.

Xenia is the county seat. In April 1974 a tornado destroyed 180 businesses and left 10,000 people homeless. Many of the buildings have been replaced.

The educational level per capita in Greene County is one of the highest in the state. There are six institutions of higher education located in the county including; Wright State University and the University of Dayton, East Campus.

Probate Court has birth records 1869 to 1908, marriage & probate records from 1803; Clerk of Courts has divorce, civil court & criminal records from 1802; County Health Department has birth records from 1908; County Recorder has deeds & plat maps from 1803; County Auditor has tax records from 1803.

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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