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MIAMI COUNTY OHIO



SURROUNDED BY:

NORTH
Shelby County

EAST NORTHEAST
Champaign County

EAST SOUTHEAST
Clark County

SOUTH
Montgomery County

WEST
Darke 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

1807

PARENT COUNTY

Montgomery

COUNTY SEAT

Troy

MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS

Miami County Probate Court
215 W Main St
Troy, OH 45373-3263
937-332-6800

Miami County Health Dept
3232 N County Road 25a
Troy, OH 45373
937-335-5675

Flesh Public Library, History Department
124 West Green Street, Piqua, Ohio 45356
As of June 1997, for historical and genealogical information, you can contact: James Oda (municipal historian) at:
(937) 773-6753 voice
(937) 773-5981 fax

Troy Miami County Library
419 W Main St
Troy, OH 45373
937-339-0502

Oakes-Beitman Library
2 North Main Street
Pleasant Hill, Ohio 45359

J.R. Clark Public Library
Local History Room
East Spring St.
Covington, Ohio 45318

Miami County Historical & Genealogical Society, Inc.
a chapter of O.G.S.
PO Box 305, Troy, OH 45373-0305
(no archives or library at this time)

Troy Historical Society Archives
Hayner Culture Center
301 West Main Street
Troy, Ohio 45373
--Obituary card file

Quaker Researcher Center
47 North Miami St
West Milton, Ohio 45383

Rossville Museum & Culture Center
(Afro-American)
P.O.Box 627, Piqua, Ohio 45356

Miami Valley Genealogy Index (The Miami Valley Genealogical Index is a searchable index of more than 535,000 records dealing with early residents of the Miami Valley. Most records date before 1900.)

Tippecanoe Historical Society
P. O. Box 42
Tipp City, Ohio 45371

Robot for Wright State University Archives
Special Collections and Archives
Paul Laurence Dunbar Library
Wright State University
Dayton, OH 45435
937-775-2092

Miami County Page of the OHGenWeb Project

OTHER INFORMATION

Miami County was once a part of an Indian stronghold. The name "Miami" comes from the Miami tribe of Indians. The word "Miami" in Indian language means "mother".

Many of the early settlers of Troy, the county seat, were from Virginia and Kentucky. During the Civil War the city was a station on the Underground Railroad. Troy was once known for its wagon and buggy shops.

Clerk of Courts has divorce and civil court records from 1807; Probate Judge has marriage, death & probate records; County Health Department has birth 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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