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MERCER COUNTY OHIO



SURROUNDED BY:

NORTH
Van Wert County

EAST
Auglaize County

SOUTH
Darke County

WEST
State of Indiana


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

Darke

COUNTY SEAT

Celina

MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS

Mercer County Probate Clerk
101 N Main St.
Celina, OH 45822-0000
937-586-3178

Mercer Probate Judge Office
101 N Main St # 307, Celina, OH 45822
937-586-2418

Mercer County Health Dept Ofc
311 S Main St, Celina, OH 45822
937-586-3251

Mercer County Library
303 N Main St, Celina, OH 45822
937-586-4442

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

Mercer County Genealogical Society
A Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 437, Celina, OH 45822-0437


OTHER INFORMATION

Mercer County, was named in honor of General Hugh Mercer, a hero of the American Revolution. Mercer County borders the state of Indiana about 100 miles southwest of Toledo.

Lumbering was a large industry in early years. Today the rich top soil provides for the wealth of agri-business. Celina, the county seat, was the world's largest producer of tables.

Other industries in the county include; plumbing fixtures, bicycles, farm equipment, water tanks, trenching machines, poultry, eggs, dairy products and hogs.

Probate Judge has birth & death records from 1867 to 1908, marriage records from 1830, & probate records from 1829; Clerk of Courts has divorce and civil court records from 1824.

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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