Lookup Public Records in Erie County, Ohio. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Erie County, Ohio

Erie County, Ohio is located on the northern border of Ohio, on the banks of Lake Erie. It consists of a total of 626 square miles, with 252 of that being land and approximately 60% being water. With a population density of 77,079 at the time of the 2010 census, it’s named for the Erie tribe and was formed in 1838. Erie County is bordered to the north by Essex County and Chatham-Kent Municipality, Ontario to the north, Lorain County to the east, Huron County to the South, Sandusky County to the west and Ottawa County to the northwest. There are a total of 14 zip codes in Erie County, including, 44811, 44814, 44816, 44824, 44826, 44839, 43438, 44846, 44847, 44857, 44870, 44089, 43464 and 44889.

Erie County Officials Information

The Erie County Clerk also serves as the Court Clerk.
Erie County Clerk: Luvada Wilson
Address: 323 Columbus Ave, Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-627-7705
Fax: 419-624-6873
Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday
Closed Legal and County Holidays

The County Clerk is responsible for filing, indexing and preserving all court records. They are also responsible for all notary commissions, naturalization records, passport applications, automobile and watercraft titles and administering oaths. Passport, title, court and notary public forms are available from this office via in person request or directly from the website of the County Clerk. Other documentation, including searches for these records are only available by in person request. While most title documents and other court records are considered public record only court records can be found via the online portal listed below.

Register of Deeds Website:

Erie County Assessment Office:

Address: 247 Columbus Ave, Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: 419-627-7746
Fax: 419-627-7740
Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday
The Assessment Office is responsible for all documentation related to taxable valuations of real and personal property within the county.

Assessor’s Website:

The Assessment Office handles financial documents, GIS maps, tax records, personal property records and unclaimed funds. Most information within this office is considered public record and therefore can be requested, at any time, by anyone. Some of these records, including GIS maps and property records, are available via the online system and can be requested directly from the website below. Other information must be requested directly from the office, during normal business hours.

Erie County Court Information

In general, court records are considered public information as soon as the case has been completed and the records fully filed. There are some exceptions to this and some court files or documents can be redacted for other reasons. Court records for Erie County are available online and are also available via in person request, during normal business hours. There can be a 24 hour or longer delay between the court case completing and the records being available online.

Court Records Online:

Erie, OH Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200992,136
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,637
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009155
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009282
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009523
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009157
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,705
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20099,155
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009430
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,247
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009418
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200929,517
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009234
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20091,665
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200911,375
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20096,042
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009211
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009299
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20093,257
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200912
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009343
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,155
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,369
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009670
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009247
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009577
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009456
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009217
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009870
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009145
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200913,281
Erie County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Erie County, the applicants must apply together, in person, at the County Clerk’s office. Both parties must present their state-issued picture ID, military ID, or passport, and know their social security number
State Law:Marriage – Husband and Wife – Ch. 3101 & 3103 and Action to Set Aside Antenuptial or Separation Agreement – §2106.22
All State Statutes: Information is online at the State Website
Office:Erie County Marriage License
Location:323 Columbus Avenue, Second Floor, Sandusky, Ohio, 44870
Phone:419-627-7525

Erie County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 247 Columbus Ave # 225, Sandusky, OH 44870, United States
Phone: 419-627-7686

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