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LICKING COUNTY OHIO



SURROUNDED BY:

NORTH
Knox County

NORTHEAST
Coshocton County

SOUTHEAST
Muskingum County

SOUTH SOUTHEAST
Perry County

SOUTH SOUTHWEST
Fairfield County

WEST SOUTHWEST
Franklin County

WEST NORTHWEST
Delaware 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
1808

PARENT COUNTY

Fairfield

COUNTY SEAT

Newark

MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS

Licking County Courthouse
Courthouse Square
20 S. 2nd St.
Newark, OH 43055-0000
740-349-6125

Licking County Health Dept
675 Price Rd
Newark, OH 43055
740-349-6535
Death Certificates:
For non-certified copies
prior to 1905, they cost $.25
and past 1905 they cost $.50.

Newark Public Library
Genealogy Collection
101 West Main Street
Newark, OH 43055
740-349-5500
Fax: 740-349-5575
Email: webmast@newark.lib.oh.us
Web Page: http://newark.lib.oh.us
Catalog: Online Library Catalog

Licking County Genealogical Society
(Ohio Genealogical Society Chapter)
101 West Main Street
Newark, Ohio 43055-5054
(located on 2nd floor of the
Newark Public Library)
Phone: (740) 349-5510
E-Mail: lcgs@npls.org
Hours: Tues. Wed. Thurs. Sat. 1-4 P.M.
Wed. Evening 6:30 P.M.- 9:00 P.M.
(April - mid Nov.)
Help Us Grow Thru Helping Others
In The True Pioneer Spirit


Licking County Genealogical Library
101 West Main Street
Newark, OH 43055
740-345-3571

Licking County Historical Society
101 West Main Street
Newark, OH 43055
740-345-4898

Granville Historical Society
115 East Broadway
Granville, OH 43023

Licking County OHGenWeb (genealogical research site)

Licking County Web Directory

City of Newark

Newark Ohio

City of Granville

City of Hebron

Licking Volunteers At The Battle of Fort Donelson -- An ode (Civil War Information)

Newark, Ohio - Land of Legend

Wanted Relatives: Dead & Alive!


OTHER INFORMATION

Licking County was named for the Licking River which in turn received its name from nearby salt licks. Licking is Ohio's second largest county.

Newark, the county seat, maintains a branch of the Ohio State University. Also located here is the Air Force station responsible for calibrating inertial guidance systems for missiles.

Chief industries include; stone-clay-glass, transportation equipment, metals, machinery, vehicle parts, aluminum products, lawn mowers, truck axles and gears, insulating materials, household appliances, corrugated boxes and dairy products.

Probate Judge has birth, marriage & probate records; County Health Department has death records; Clerk of Courts has divorce records from 1876 & civil court records from 1872; 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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