Geauga County Archives and Records Center in Chardon, Ohio is open to the public and has many helpful resources for family history and genealogy research.

 

Online Collections – may be linked to other sites

 
 

Onsite Collections
 
Birth, Marriage, and Death Records

 
Residence Records

  • County Atlases, 1874 and 1900
  • 1937 City Directory
  • Deed/Mortgage Books, 1798-1965
  • Deed and Mortgage Indexes, 1798-1965 (On microfilm)
  • Deed Records on microfiche, 1956-1996
  • Surveyor’s Records, 1834-1937
  • Naturalization Records, 1860-1958
  • 1937 Aerial Photos
  • Decennial Appraisals, 1870, 1880, 1890, 1900, 1910
  • Road Records, 1802-1951
  • Tax Lists and Duplicates, 1810-1951
  • Tax Maps, 1820-1870,1935-1980
  • Building Inspection Cards, 1957-1987

 
Daily Life – Court and Legal

  • Civil and Criminal Court Case Files Indexes, 1806-1960
  • Civil  and Criminal Court Case Files, early 1800s – 1940; 1992-2006

 
Daily Life – Government

  • Commissioners Journals, 1806-1902
  • Commissioners Journals Index, 1865-1902

 
Daily Life – History

  • Pioneer and General History of Geauga Co., Ohio, 1880 and 1953
  • Williams Brothers History of Lake & Geauga Co.
  • Williams Brothers History of Lake & Geauga Co. Index
  • Geauga Record Newspaper, 1961-1962
  • Oral History Transcripts, 1976-1989

     

Daily Life – Newspapers

  • Geauga Republican Record Newspaper, 1949-1952
  • Geauga Times Leader Newspaper, 1955-1962,1964, 1975-1985
  • Guide to the Painesville (Ohio) Telegraph, 1822-1829
  • Index to the Painesville Telegraph Newspaper, 1830-1861

 

Hours of Operation:

Monday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

 

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