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Revision as of 02:41, 24 September 2011

Template:Ohio-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Erie County

Erie County, Ohio
Map of Ohio highlighting Erie County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Created March 15, 1838[1]
Parent County Huron and Sandusky[2]
County Seat Sandusky
Address 323 Columbus Ave

Sandusky, Ohio 44870

Website: www.erie-county-ohio.net

County Courthouse

Erie County Courthouse
323 Columbus Avenue 
Sandusky, OH 44870

Clerk of Courts
Marriage & Probate Records
323 Columbus Avenue
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: (419) 627-7705

Erie County Recorder's Office
Land Records 
247 Columbus Avenue; Suite 225
Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: (419) 627-7686

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Parent County

1838--Erie County was created 15 March 1838 from Huron and Sandusky Counties.
County seat: Sandusky [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories



  • Civil War service men from Erie County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Erie County.




Vital Records

  • Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch – Pilot. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. Harriet Taylor Upton, History of the Western Reserve, Volume 1 (Chicago: The Lewis publishing company, 1910), 58.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content