Statehood: 1 Mar 1803
17th state of the United States*
South: Kentucky, West Virginia
West: Indiana, Michigan
Capital and largest city: Columbus
Map: Ohio, 1828
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Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division
Counties: Original counties as listed in the 1803 Ohio Constitution, Schedule, Sect. 7: Adams, Belmont, Clermont, Fairfield, Hamilton, Jefferson, Ross, Trumbull, and Washington. Ohio County Creation Dates and Parent Counties. Counties in 2020: 88.
State of Ohio
Ohio Manuscripts, Library of Congress
Ohio Manuscripts, Archive Grid
Digitized Ohio Manuscripts, Ohio Genealogical Society
Ohio Maps, Library of Congress
Ohio Landowner Maps, Library of Congress
Interactive Map of Ohio County Formation History, Maps of U.S.
Small Town Newspapers
(Scroll to Ohio)
Digitized Newspapers, Ohio Memory
Yearbooks, Ohio Genealogical Society
Record Sets-State Level
Ohio Record Sets (Ancestry Collections)
Ohio Record Sets (Family Search)
Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003 (Family Search)
Ohio, Church and Civil Births and Baptisms, 1765-1947 (Family Search)
Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016
Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 (Family Search)
By month, then by county; i.e., first film starts Adams County, Jan…)
Ohio Death Records Index Search
(Ohio History Connection)
Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001
Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997
Ohio, Church and Civil Deaths, 1833-1967
Ohio, Cleveland Cemetery Interment Records, 1824-2001 (Family Search)
Cemetery Research Tools, Ohio Genealogical Society
State of Ohio
Historical Collections of Ohio, Henry Howe, 1848.
Historical Collections of Ohio in Two Volumes, An Encyclopedia of the State, vol. 1, Henry Howe, LL.D., 1907.
Historical Collections of Ohio in Three Volumes, An Encyclopedia of the State , vol. 3, Henry Howe, LL.D., 1891.
Ohio Early State and Local History, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1915.
Digitized Books, Ohio Genealogical Society
City Directories, Ohio Genealogical Society
County Directories, Ohio Genealogical Society
Institutions, Societies, and Government Websites
Ohio Memory Digital Collection, Ohio History Connection and the State Library of Ohio
Ohio History Connection/Ohio Historical Society Publications
Ohio Archaeological and Historical Publications, vol. 13, Ohio Historical Society, 1901.