Your volunteer County Coordinator, Amy E. Armstrong, welcomes you to ...

Richland County, Ohio


Part of the USGenWeb and OHGenWeb Projects



1873 Plat Book
1896 Plat Book

Tax Maps
1856 Plat Maps

Bastardy Cases
Bible Records
Books On-line
Church Records
Directories       Deaths
Historical Info.
Jefferson Tp. Project
Land Records     Legal Records
Marriage Records
Military / Pensions
Newspaper Extracts
Pictures of People
Pictures of Places
Probate Records
School Records 
Tax Records

Researcher Directory
Lookup Volunteers
Libraries / Museums
Newspapers (Local)
Place List
Court House Info.

  Search this site      powered by FreeFind

The search engine does NOT search any of our scanned images - such as scanned obituaries, maps, or most of our city/county directories.


OHGenWeb Project

USGenWeb Project

WorldGenWeb Project


Mailing List
Mailing List Archives
Message Boards

Whissemore Photo Collection

Suggestion Box Is Open

Submit your suggestions today! 


to the Richland Co., Ohio site, a part of the OHGenWeb and USGenWeb Projects.  Please take awhile to explore the data here at the site.  We have over 5,500 pages of data for you to view.  Use the category links to the left, or use the What's New? link to see the latest info. added to the site.  New information is added every Thursday, so be sure to check back!

County Seat:  Mansfield

On January 16, 1808, Richland Co. and what is now the western portion of Ashland Co. were created and placed under the jurisdiction of Knox Co. until the legislature thought proper to organize it.  Mansfield was laid out on June 11, 1808 by James Hedges, Jacob Newman and Joseph H. Larwill.

Our neighbors ...

What's New?

Do you have data to contribute?

This site welcomes almost any data with a connection to Richland Co.  Vital records, census data and cemetery records are just a few suggestions - but we have had volunteers submit a wide variety of information.  You never know when something you submit will help someone else - or perhaps lead to making a connection with a new cousin!

To submit information to this site, please contact Amy.   Items can be e-mailed to  If you wish to mail information via USPS, please contact me for my home address.

Information submitted to me is usually uploaded the Thursday after it is received.

This page was last updated on March 16, 2015, however, pages within the site are updated weekly.

“Let us save what remains, not by vaults and locks which fence them from the public eye and use in consigning them to the waste of time, but by such a multiplication of copies, as shall place them beyond the reach of accident.”   -- Thomas Jefferson, 1791.

"No great person lives in vain.  The history of the world is but the biography of great people." -- Thomas Carlyle.

"History is the essence of innumerable biographies."  -- Carlyle.

 2001 Files      2002 Files   2003 Files 2004 Files 2005 Files 2006 Files 2007 Files 2008 Files
-- -- Obituaries Obituaries Obituaries Obituaries Obituaries Obituaries
- - More 2003 Files  City Directory Project    City Directory Project  City Directory Project  Jefferson Twp. Records Jefferson Twp. Records
- - - - - Tax Maps Tax Maps - -

- - - - - - - - -

2009 Files 2010 Files 2011 Files 2012 Files 2013 Files 2014 Files 2015 Files
Obituaries Obituaries Obituaries Obituaries Obituaries Obituaries Obituaries
Jefferson Twp. Records Jefferson Twp. Records - -      

  • The content submitted by volunteer researchers is posted at this site for the free use of the entire genealogical community.

  • ALL information submitted to this site remains the property of the submitter, this includes information submitted to the CC in raw form, and subsequently formatted for the website by the County Coordinator (CC).   The CC retains rights to her own posts and submissions.

  • At no time shall any information contained on the Richland County, Ohio USGenWeb site be used for commercial purposes, by any entity, without the prior written permission of the submitter. 

  • The submitter may request removal of their material from this site at any time by contacting the site coordinator (CC). 

  • Links to external web sites are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only;  they do not constitute an endorsement or approval of any of the products, services or opinions contained on any external web site.

  • The USGenWeb Project and the site coordinator make no warrantee as to the contents or accuracy of any of the materials for sale by third parties, nor the expertise of any professional researchers listed.

  • Users are encouraged to report errors or problems found on the pages of this website to the CC.


OHGenWeb Award


Heritage Award (6/07)



Visit the Heritage Award For Genealogical Websites site


Should you need to contact them ...
our State of Ohio Coordinator for the OHGenWeb Project is Maggie Stewart
and our Assistant State of Ohio Coordinator is Mary Ann Hetrick.