Franklin County OH

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

Franklin County, Ohio

Located near the center of Ohio, Franklin County encompasses the state capital and most populous city in Ohio, Columbus. Named after Benjamin Franklin, the county consists of 544 square miles, 532 of which are land. It also boasted 1,163,414 people as of the 2010 census, with more expected in the coming years. It is surrounded to the north by Delaware County, the southeast by Fairfield County, the east by Licking County, the west by Madison County, the south by Pickaway County and the northwest by Union County. There are a total of 49 zip codes in Franklin County, none with more than 5% of the population living in them. Some of these include 43081, 43026, 43123, 43204, 43228, 43229, 43230 and 43232.

Franklin County Officials Information

The Franklin County Clerk also serves as the Court Clerk.
Franklin County Clerk: Maryellen O’Shaughnessy
Address: 373 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-525-3600
Fax: 614-645-6919
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday
Closed Legal and County Holidays

The County Clerk is responsible for records related to the court as well as notary commissions and passport applications. They’re also responsible for title documents, administering oaths and even naturalization records. While these records are not currently available through the online system they are available by in person request, directly from the County Clerk’s office. Most of these documents are considered public record as well, which means that they can be requested at any time,
The Register of Deeds is responsible for registering documents related to property, which in Franklin County includes titles and property records. The basic property records can be searched online, however other records must be requested directly from the office of the County Recorder, who serves also as the Register of Deeds.

The Assessment Office is responsible for taxable valuations related to real and personal property.
Franklin County Assessment Office:
Address: 373 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614-525-4663
Fax: 614-525-6252
Hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday – Friday

The Assessment Office deals with financial documents that include GIS maps, personal property records and tax records. Though these records are not currently available online, they are available via the Assessment Office. You can visit the office during normal business hours to request this information, which is considered public record and available to the general public.

Franklin County Court Information

Court records for Franklin County are considered public record once the case has been completed and the documents have been filed. Records can be requested directly from the office, during normal business hours, or via the online portal. Records can be searched in several different ways including by name or case number.

Franklin, OH Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20091,335,109
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-200961,612
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20098,373
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20096,606
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20095,024
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20092,237
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200918,507
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009107,886
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200913,197
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200926,422
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20093,465
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-2009283,530
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20096,426
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200910,768
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009166,013
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200963,946
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20091,851
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20095,582
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200929,416
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20091,988
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20099,232
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200920,839
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200925,352
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20095,077
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200926,251
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20098,240
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20095,302
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20093,508
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-200917,829
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20093,479
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009359,983

Franklin County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 373 S High St, Columbus, OH 43215, United States
Phone: 614-525-3930

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