My name is Mary Ann Hetrick; I am your Trumbull County Coordinator. I am the person who is responsible for providing you with the tools you will need to search for your roots in Trumbull County.

I hope to be able to add more resources to the pages of Trumbull County soon, so check back often. I can't do lookups any longer but I will add what I have as time permits.

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About the OHGenWeb

In March and April 1996, a group of genealogists organized the Kentucky Comprehensive Genealogy Database Project. The idea was to provide a single entry point for all counties in Kentucky where collected databases would be stored. In additon, these databases would be indexed and cross-linked, so that even if an individual were found in more than one county, they could be located in the index.

OHGenWeb is an extension of that premise.

The Trumbull County, OHGenWeb Site is a part of The OHGenWeb and The USGenWeb Projects.

Facts About Trumbull County
Established: Proclamation - July 10, 1800
2007 Population: 213,475
Land Area: 615.8 square mile
County Seat: Warren City
Named for: Jonathan Trumbull, Connecticut Governor

Trumbull County is located in the northeast portion of the state of Ohio on the Pennsylvania border. Interstate Highway 80, US Route 422, and State Routes 82, 87, 88, and 305 cross the county east and west, and State Routes 5, 7, 11, 45, 46, 193, and 534 run north and south. The Grand and Mahoning Rivers flow through Trumbull County.

In 1800, Trumbull County was designated capital of the Western Reserve with Warren as its county seat. The county was named for Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. (1740-1809), Governor of Connecticut.

The Connecticut Western Reserve Lands (Western Reserve, the Reserve, New Connecticut) are found in 14 northeastern Ohio counties. The Western Reserve started at the Pennsylvania-Ohio line and extended 120 miles westward to the present Seneca and Sandusky County lines. It is bordered on the north by Lake Erie, and on the south by the parallel of the 41st degree North Latitude.

About the Trumbull County Courthouse
Trumbull County Courthouse
161 High Street, NW,
Warren, OH.
Original - 1815
Second - 1854 (Distroyed by fire 1895)
Present - 1895 by, LaBelle and French
Restored - 1976
As Bicentennial Gift of Commissioner Lyle Williams - July 4, 1976

The first courouse was constructed in 1815. the need for a new courthouse became apparent in 1840 when it was determined that the old courthouse was in need of repair and inadequate for the growing county.

A disastrous fire on March 25, 1895 doomed the county's second courthouse. While the Packard Block on North Park Avenue served as a temporary home for the county, planning began for a new courthouse.

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