Jackson County Local Government Information

Many local government offices contain information that can be of interest to the genealogical researcher. This page will attempt to provide sufficient information so that you can contact the office you need.
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For Birth and Death Info (December 1908 thru present):

Jackson County Health Department
200 E. Main St.
Jackson, OH 45640

Phone: (740) 286-5094
Fax: (740) 286-8809
E-Mail: None
Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

The cost of copies of birth and death certificates as of October 2001 are:
Certified copies: $7.00 (seven dollars) each
Non-certified copies: $0.50 each
Postage is not required but it would be appreciated, especially for the non-certified copies.


For Birth and Death Info (approximately 1867 thru December 1908) and Marriages and Wills and Estate Probate Records:

Jackson County Probate Judge's Office
226 E. Main St.
Jackson, OH 45640

Phone: (740) 286-1401
Fax: (740) 286-4061
E-Mail: None
Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The cost of copies is $0.10 per page. Birth and death records require two pages each, since they are written across two facing pages. SASE is not required but is appreciated.


For Chancery and Petition Info:

Jackson County Clerk of Courts
226 E. Main St.
Jackson, OH 45640

Phone: (740) 286-2006
Fax: ?
E-Mail: ?
Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


For Land Information, Deeds, Mortgages, Maps, Early Surveys:

Jackson County Recorder
226 E. Main St.
Jackson, OH 45640

Phone: (740) 286-1919
Fax: None
E-Mail: None
Hours: Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The cost of copies is one dollar per page. They request a self addressed, stamped envelope for replies, but it is not required.


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The maintainer of this page is Charles R. Weese: cweese@hughes.net

Please do not ask the page maintainer any specific genealogical questions unless he has volunteered to do lookups in specific sources on another page of this site. Specific questions, such as where do I find such-and-such and do you know anything about so-and-so's family are best handled in queries or on the mailing list.

Last updated: Saturday, 01-Apr-2006 13:25:11 MST