Geauga County OH

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

Geauga County, Ohio

Located near the northern border of Ohio and Lake Erie, Geauga County is named for the Native American word for raccoon. It is comprised of 408 square miles, with 400 of those miles being land. With 93,389 people as of the 2010 census, Geauga County has been rated as the fourth best place in the United States to raise a family. It is bordered to the north by Lake County, the northeast by Ashtabula County, the southeast by Trumbull County, the south by Portage County, the west by Cuyahoga County and the southwest by Summit County. There are 19 zip codes in Geauga County, the most populous of which are 44023, 44024 and 44062, comprising 56% of the population.

Geauga County Officials Information

The Geauga County Clerk also serves as the Court Clerk.
Geauga County Clerk: Denise M. Kaminski
Address: 100 Short Court, Chardon, OH 4424
Phone: 440-285-2222
Fax: 440-286-2670
Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday
Closed Legal and County Holidays

The County Clerk is responsible for court documents as well as titles for vehicles, trailers, watercraft, APV’s and even manufactured homes. These different documents are taken care of in two different offices with one of them handling legal services and the other handling titles. Forms and some recorded documents are available online as is e-filing, however other requests must be made during normal business hours, in either the legal office or the title office.

The County Recorder is responsible for recording information related to property within the county. These documents are considered public record and may include mortgages and deeds. These documents can be requested via the online system and are also available by in person request, from the office of the Recorder.

The Assessment Office is responsible for tax related information regarding property within Geauga County.
Geauga County Assessment Office:
Address: 100 Short Court, Chardon, OH 4424
Phone: 440-285-2222
Fax: 440-286-2670
Hours: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday

These documents are generally considered public record and therefore can be requested at any time, during normal business hours. They include maps, parcels and taxes and many are also available via the online portal system.

Assessor’s Website:

Geauga County Court Information

Court records within any county are generally considered public record once the case has been completed and all of the documentation has been filed. This includes cases in Geauga County with some exceptions including cases regarding juveniles. Documents can be redacted or held from public record in these instances. Documents that are considered public record can be requested from the office, during normal business hours, however court records are not available online from this county.

Geauga, OH Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-2009131,258
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20093,855
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009770
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009629
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20092,144
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009246
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20092,021
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-200913,550
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20091,046
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,860
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009307
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200927,865
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009241
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20095,075
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-200916,315
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-200913,419
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009747
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009827
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20097,771
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200956
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20092,200
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,732
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20092,408
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20092,446
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200928
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20091,744
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20091,696
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-2009589
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20091,195
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-2009109
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20096,648
Geauga County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Geauga 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:Geauga County Marriage License
Location:231 Main Street, Chardon, Ohio, 44024
Phone:440-279-1830

Geauga County Recorders Office

Address: 231 Main St #1-c, Chardon, OH 44024, United States
Phone: 440-279-2020

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