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HURON COUNTY OHIO



SURROUNDED BY:

NORTH
Lorain County

NORTHEAST
Ashland County

EAST
Richland County

EAST SOUTHEAST
Crawford County

SOUTH
Seneca County

SOUTH SOUTHWEST
Sandusky County

WEST
Erie 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

1815

PARENT COUNTY

Portage, Cuyahoga

COUNTY SEAT

Norwalk

MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS

Huron County Probate Court
2 E Main St.
Norwalk, OH 44857-0000
419-668-3092

Huron County Health Dept
180 Milan Ave, Norwalk, OH 44857
419-668-1652

Bellevue Board Of Health
423 W Main St, Bellevue, OH 44811
419-483-3404

Norwalk Public Library
46 W Main St, Norwalk, OH 44857
419-668-6063

Huron County Chapter OGS
P.O. Box 923
Norwalk, OH 44857-0923

Firelands Historical Library
9 Case Ave, Norwalk, OH 44857
419-663-0392

Bellevue Public Library
224 E Main St
Bellevue, OH 44811
419-483-4769

North Fairfield Public Library
5 E Main St
North Fairfield, OH 44855
419-744-2285

Monroeville Public Library
34 Monroe St
Monroeville, OH 44847
419-465-2035

Norwalk Public Library
46 W Main St
Norwalk, OH 44857
419-668-6063

New London Public Library
67 S Main St
New London, OH 44851
419-929-3981

Firelands Historical Museum
4 Case Ave, Norwalk, OH 44857
419-663-0392

Milan Historical Museum Inc
10 Edison Dr, Milan, OH 44846
419-499-2968

Huron Historical & Cultural Museum
401 Williams St, Huron, OH 44839
419-433-4660

Plymouth Area Historical Society
15 Sandusky St, Willard, OH 44890
419-687-5411

Center for Archival Collections
Bowling Green State University

Jerome Library, 5th Floor
Bowling Green, OH 43403


OTHER INFORMATION

Huron County is located about 50 miles southeast of Cleveland. The county is named for the Huron Indians. The Huron and Vermillion rivers drain in the county.

The county seat of Norwalk is an example of the many English names found among Huron County towns. Norwalk was a center for education when the Norwalk Academy for men and the Presbyterian Female Seminary were open. Among those who attended the academy was Rutherford B. Hayes.

Probate Judge has birth & death records from 1867 to 1908, estate & guradianship records from 1815, naturalizations from 1859 to 1900; Health Department has birth, death & death records 1908 to present except for city of Bellevue, Ohio (those records are in its health department); County Clerk of Courts has common pleas court records from 1815, divorce & naturalization records to 1859; County Recorder has land & mortgage records from 1808, Connecticut Fire Sufferers records 1792 to 1808, military discharge records from 1865; County Auditor has tax records from 1820; County Historical Library has infirmary records from 1848 to 1900, tax records from 1815 to 1825, County Comissioners Journals from 1815, Land partition records from 1815 to 1920, County militia lists 1864 & 1865, indigent soldier burial records 1880 to 1920.

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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