Fayette County OH

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

Fayette County, Ohio

Located near the center of the state, Fayette County is named after the Marquis de Lafayette, who served in the American Revolution. With approximately 407 square miles of total area, all but 0.7 square miles of it are land. As of the 2010 census the county had only 29,030 people living in it, which is a slow but steady incline over the past censuses. It is surrounded to the north by Madison County, the northeast by Pickaway County, the southeast by Ross County, the south by Highland County, the southwest by Clinton County and the northwest by Greene County. There are 11 zip codes in Fayette County, including 43106, 45123, 45335, 43128, 45135, 43142, 43143, 43145, 45169, 43153 and 43160.

Fayette County Officials Information

The Fayette County Clerk also serves as the Court Clerk.
Fayette County Clerk: Sandra I. Wilson
Address: 110 E. Court Street, Washington Court House, OH 43160
Phone: 740-335-6041
Fax: 740-333-3536
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Tuesday – Friday
Closed Legal and County Holidays

The County Clerk is responsible for administering oaths, taking affidavits and issuing executions of judgements issued by the court. She is also responsible for all documents that are maintained and held by the court, as well as recording all court proceedings. She maintains all receipts, receives all costs and fees and also enters all reports and verdicts. These records are considered public record and are available, via in person request, directly from the County Clerk. Records are not currently available online in Fayette County.

The Register of Deeds is responsible for all land related documents and records within the county. These records are considered public and are available for request via the online system or through the Register of Deeds Office.

Register of Deeds Website:

The Assessment Office is responsible for taxable information related to real and personal property within the county.

Fayette County Assessment Office:
Address: 133 South main Street, Washington Court House, OH 43160
Phone: 740-335-6461
Fax: 410-333-3512
Hours: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday

The Assessment Office is responsible for documents related to taxation including property maps, GIS maps, reports, tax documents and more. These documents are primarily considered public record and therefore are available for in person request at any time. Maps as well as property records can be found through the online system located at the website listed below as well as being available through the Assessment Office.

Assessor’s Website:


Fayette County Court Information

Court records are generally considered public record once the case has ended and the records have been fully filed. At that point records can be requested via the online portal or in person request, during normal business hours. There is a potential for a delay of 24 hours or more between the case being completed and the records being available online.

Fayette, OH Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200925,596
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,447
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009100
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200966
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200968
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-200924
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009477
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20093,284
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009278
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009518
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200963
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20096,468
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009131
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20093,064
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009580
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200987
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009158
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200930
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009366
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009818
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-200932
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200941
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200936
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009155
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200916
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20093,976
Fayette County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Fayette 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:Fayette County Marriage License
Location:110 East Court Street, Washington Court House, Ohio, 43160
Phone:740-335-0640

Fayette County Recorder’s Office

Address: 133 S. Main Street / Suite 305 Washington Court House, Ohio 43160
Phone: 740.335.1770

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