champaign county books for
includes cemetery readings and other books
TO BE SURE TO VISIT
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY CHAPTER OGS: HOLDINGS AT ST.
PARIS PUBLIC LIBRARY, East Main Street, St Paris OH, 4307. (937) 663-4349.
The St Paris Public Library houses Champaign County OGS Chapter's holdings,
including index card system of surnames & researchers, U.S. Census records
and newspapers for Champaign County. Research hours are: 10 a.m.
to 8 p.m. Monday thru Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and
Saturday. With expanded room, CCGS is adding new books almost daily,
including Revolutionary War Pension Records, census microfilm from surrounding
counties, and numerous publications. CHECK IT
See CCGS at: Champaign County Genealogical Society Home Page
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY LIBRARY, 1060 Scioto Street, Urbana, OH 43078. (937) 653-3811 voice; (937) 652-5679 fax. Nice limited collection, including many neighboring county histories and family information. Research hours are: 9 a.m - 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday & Saturday. 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. on Sundays throughout school year.
Visit online at: Champaign County Public Library. Also see:
Genealogy Books at Champaign
County Library at Urbana, Shelf List
of Genealogy Books as of December 1997.
Microfilm at the Champaign County Library at Urbana,
Shelf List of Microfilm holdings as of January 1998.
MECHANCISBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY, 60 South Main St., Mechanicsburg, OH 43044. (937) 834-2004. County histories and Mechanicsburg area information. Research hours are: 12 noon 8 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 200 North Main Street,
Urbana, OH 43078.
Probate Court (3rd Floor  652-2108) has early birth, marriages, and probate records
Clerk of Courts (2nd Floor  652-2746) has Civil Court Records. Due to a courthouse fire in 1948, some probate records were destroyed, but other records are often available to use as substitutes.
Staff is very helpful, cooperative, and willing to pull files from basement storage.
Research hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday.
June 1, 2001 Update The following Champaign County offices have moved to
1512 S. Rt. 68, Urbana, Ohio
Auditor's Office (937) 484-1600 Has burial records
Board of Elections (937) 4841575
Board of Health (937) 484-1605 P.O. Box 167 Birth and Death Records 1908 - present
Recorder's Office (937) 484-1630 Has land records from 1805
Treasurer's Office (937) 484-1646
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, 809 East Lawn Ave., P.O. Box 38202, Urbana, OH 43078 (937) 653-6721. Hours: Tuesdays only 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Other times by appointment only.
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