Addresses for research

If you submit a written request for information to any person or organization, include a business size Self Addressed, Stamped Envelope (SASE).

Austintown Historical Society
3898 Ascot Ct.
Youngstown OH 44515
(330) 792-1129
Berlin Center Historical Society
PO Box 175
Berlin Center OH 44401-0112
(330) 547-2502
Boardman Historical Society
PO Box 3134
Boardman OH 44513-3134
(330) 726-7790
Campbell Historical Society
211 Struthers-Liberty Rd
Campbell OH 44405-1935
(330) 755-4496
Campbell Health Department
351 Tenney Avenue
Campbell OH 44405
Department of Health
Division of Vital Statistics
Youngstown City Health District, Vital Statistics Division
345 Oak Hill Avenue, Suite 200
Youngstown, Ohio 44502
Phone: (330) 743-3333
FAX : (330) 743-3960
Neil H. Altman, M.P.H., Health Commissioner

Includes vital records for the City of Youngstown and Mahoning County from 1892 until the present; Struthers 1892 until 1932.

For a certified copy of a birth or death entry, from City Hall, the cost is $18.00 plus a business size, self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE). City Hall needs at least a month and year date as the records are filed chronologically.

Birth or death certificates request may be made by:

  • Mail — when requesting a birth or death record include the name on certificate, date of birth or death, mother's maiden name, father's name, money order, certified check (made payable to "City of Youngstown"), or charge card. Self addressed stamped envelope.
  • In person — Hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Mahoning County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society
PO Box 9333
Boardman OH 44513-9333
Meetings: Third Monday of each month, September through June. No meetings in July, August or December.
Newsletter: Mahoning Meanderings is published 9 times a year. It is indexed in the Periodical Surname Index (PERSI), the Genealogical Periodical Annual Index (GPAI), and the Ohio Genealogical Periodical Index (OGPI).
Dues: $13.00 a year which includes 9 issues of Mahoning Meanderings.
See Publications Available

Mahoning County Courthouse
120 Market Street
Youngstown OH 44503
(330) 740-2345

For a certified copy of a birth or death entry, from the Courthouse, the cost is $18.00 plus a business size, self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE).

On your envelope, designate:
Probate Dept. for births, deaths, guardianships, marriages, probate records (wills & estates)
Recorder's Office for deed records, grave registrations, soldier's discharges

Mahoning Valley Historical Society Archival Library
648 Wick Avenue
Youngstown OH 44502-1289
(330) 743-2589
McGuffey Historical Society
4504 McGuffey Rd
Youngstown OH 44505
(330) 534-9933
Ohio Department of Health
Division of Vital Statistics
PO Box 15098
Columbus OH 43215-0098
(614) 466-2531 Call for processing fees.

Poland Township Historical Society
4515 Poland Center Rd
Poland OH 44514
(330) 757-2613
Sebring Historical Society
PO Box 127
Sebring OH 44672
(330) 938-2261
Springfield Township Historical Society
PO Box 187
Petersburg OH 44454
Struthers Board of Health
6 Elm Street
Struthers OH 44471

Struthers Historical Society
50 Terrace St
Struthers OH 44471
(330) 755-7189
Western Reserve Historical Society
3967 Boardman-Canfield Rd
Canfield OH 44406-9030
(330) 533-4330
Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County
(Incorporated as Reuben McMillan Free Library Association)
305 Wick Avenue
Youngstown OH 44503-1003
voice: (330) 744-8636
fax: (330) 744-2258 (Office)
fax: (330) 744-3355 (Library)
e-mail: .

The following is an excerpt from the library's web site regarding research requests. Please e-mail or call to verify costs.

"Factual answers will be provided by email. Copies can also be provided by mail, fax or scanned image at a rate of $1.00 per image/page. Patrons are encouraged to come to the Library to conduct research and are charged the prevailing in-house rate for copies (currently 10 cents per page for black & white photocopies or prints from self-serve microform printers.) At the present time in-house scanning is possible only with staff assistance and at the rate of $1.00 per scanned image."


Youngstown Historical Center of History and Labor
151 West Wood Street
Youngstown OH 44501