Columbus Ohio South Family History Center

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This center serves the Southeastern Greater Columbus Ohio area

Location Map:


  • 2135 Baldwin Rd Reynoldsburg OH 43068 United States
  • We're half-way between the Reynoldsburg High School and the Baldwin Road Junior High School
  • The entrance to the Family History Center is on the Northwest side of the building, left of the satellite dish, and is handicapped accessible. During road construction on Baldwin, the FHC can be accessed via Birchwood Dr N. (past the no outlet sign and directly into the parking lot) or by Birchwood Dr S. past the Reynoldsburg Jr. High School. Note that only one of the three possible routes might be open at any given time.
  • Language:English

Center Contacts and Hours


  • 1-614-866-7686



FHC Director:

  • David Beck- 614-302-4440 (cell)
  • Judy Beck - 614-863-8600

Open Hours:

  • Tuesday:10:00am-2:00pm
  • Wednesday:10:00am-2:00pm and 6:00pm-9:00pm
  • Thursday:10:00am-2:00pm
  • Saturday:10:00am-2:00pm

Scheduled Closings 2018:

Five Tuesdays: 2/20, 2/27, 3/6, 3/13 and 3/20 (Staff at Rootstech)

Easter Weekend: Saturday 31 March

Columbus East (New Albany) Discovery Day: Saturday 7 April

Independence Day: Tuesday 3 July - Thursday 5 July

Unexpected: Tuesday 10 July and Wednesday 11 July morning only

Labor Day: Saturday 1 September

Other events in building: 8 September

General Conference Weekend: Saturday 6 October

Thanksgiving: Wednesday 21 November - Saturday 24 November

Christmas and New Years - Saturday 22 December - Wednesday 2 January

Appointments can be scheduled outside these hours by specific request.

We occasionally close unexpectedly because of inclement weather or illness: Please call for information about unexpected alterations to our normal operation hours:

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Family Discovery Day: Not yet scheduled for 2018

Class Schedule

No regularly schedule classes. Contact us for assistance.

Staff Training Meetings

Nothing scheduled at this time

Center Resources


  • We have several dozen books of local history and general genealogical references

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

  • We have computers, microfiche and microfilm readers, a microfiche/microfilm printer, and a computer printer/copier. The copier is also able to scan and upload photos and document pages directly to FamilySearch.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Among our volunteer staff we have individuals with experience in British, German, and Norwegian genealogical research.

Not all our staff are on duty for all our hours. If you have a specific need, call ahead to coordinate.

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