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Jay County Is Up For Adoption!

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Jay was established on February 7, 1835, it's county seat is Portland. It was named for John Jay, first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court.

This county is available for adoption. If you are interested in adopting the county or if you have data you would like to submit for this site, please contact me by clicking on the link "Contact Me" in the top menu above []. Becoming a county administrator is very rewarding.

There are many kinds of data you can submit, both large amounts and small. Any thing from a complete database to just a family group sheet of your own family. Bibles, bios, cemetery, church records census, land, military, newspaper snippets, obits, school materials, or vital records are welcome. There are many other types of records that I probably am missing right now, but all would be a much appreciated addition to this county.

Neighboring counties are: Adams County, Mercer County, Ohio, Darke County, Ohio, Randolph County, Delaware County, Blackford County and Wells County.

Cities, towns and unincorporated places: Bryant, Pennville, Portland, Redkey, Salamonia and Dunkirk.

Jay County Townships are: Bearcreek, Greene, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Madison, Noble, Penn, Pike, Richland, Wabash and Wayne.

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