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VINTON COUNTY OHIO



SURROUNDED BY:

NORTH
Hocking County

NORTHEAST
Athens County

SOUTHEAST
Meigs County

SOUTH SOUTHEAST
Gallia County

SOUTH SOUTHWEST
Jackson County

WEST
Ross 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

1850

PARENT COUNTY

Gallia, Athens, Ross, Jackson, Hocking

COUNTY SEAT

McArthur

MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS

County Probate Court
100 E Main St
Mc Arthur, OH 45651
740-596-5480

Health Recovery Svc
107 S Sugar St
Mc Arthur, OH 45651
740-596-2542

Herbert Wescoat Memorial Library
120 N Market St
Mc Arthur, OH 45651
740-596-5691
Local History & Genealogy

Vinton County Historical &
Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 306
Hamden, OH 45634-0306

Vinton County Ohio Community Web Tourism Site

Send an inquiry Email message to the
Times-Journal Newspaper at timejour@zoomnet.net

Index to Lew Ogan's History of Vinton County Ohio, 1954


OTHER INFORMATION

Vinton County was named in honor of Samuel Finley Vinton an early Ohio Statesman. Today the county is a leading recreational center with Zaleski State Forest and the Raccoon State Forest as tourist attractions.

The county seat of McArthur was named for Ohio governor Duncan McArthur. The area was an early iron working center. Coal, iron ore and fire-clay deposits have been found.

Probate Judge has birth & death records from 1867 to 1950, marriage records from 1850, probate records from 1867; County Health Department has birth records after 1950; Clerk of Courts has divorce, civil court & land records from 1850.

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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