Hancock County OH

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

Hancock County, Ohio

Located near the northwestern corner of the state, Hancock County is named for John Hancock, the first signer of the Declaration of Independence. With a 2010 population of 74,782, Hancock County has approximately 534 square miles of area, 531 of which is land. It is bordered to the north by Wood County, the northeast by Seneca County, the southeast by Wyandot County, the south by Hardin County, the southwest by Allen County, the west by Putnam County and the northwest by Henry County. There are 23 zip codes in Hancock County, the most populous of which is 45840, comprising 74% of the population.

Hancock County Officials Information

The Hancock County Clerk also serves as the Court Clerk.
Hancock County Clerk: Cathy Prosser Wilcox
Address: 300 S Main St, Findlay, OH 45840
Phone: 419-424-7037
Fax: 419-424-7801
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday
Closed Legal and County Holidays

The County Clerk’s Office is responsible for documents related to the courts, which includes all fines and fees paid to the courts as well. They are also responsible for information about passports and notary public documents as well as maintaining titles for vehicles within the county. Most of these documents are considered public record and can be requested, during normal business hours, from the office of the County Clerk. Titles and court records can be requested from the office or searched via the online system.

The Recorder’s Office is responsible for property related documents, including mortgages, liens and deeds. These documents are considered public record and can be requested, during normal business hours. They are available via the online system as well as via the Recorder’s office.

The Assessment Office is responsible for tax related records of real and personal property within the county.
Hancock County Assessment Office:
Address: 300 S Main St, Findlay, OH 45840
Phone: 419-424-7015
Fax: 419-424-7825
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday
The Assessment Office handles documents related to taxes including GIS maps, property lines and ownership and tax documents and reports. These documents are considered public record and can be requested during normal business hours, from the office of the Auditor. Property searches and maps can also be conducted via the online system.

Assessor’s Website:

Hancock County Court Information

When cases are completed court records become public record as soon as they have been filed, with specific, limited exceptions. These exceptions generally consist of information regarding juveniles or sensitive information, however other information can be redacted as well. Public aspects of the case can be requested via the office, by in person request, or via the online portal.

Hancock, OH Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200984,657
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,947
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-2009275
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-2009305
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-2009216
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-2009146
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,814
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20097,965
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-20092,090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-20092,413
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-2009270
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200932,416
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-2009119
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-2009666
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20098,096
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-20092,487
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-2009106
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009245
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-20091,654
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-2009121
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-2009282
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-20091,181
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-20091,856
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-2009208
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-2009105
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009742
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20091,456
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200940
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009954
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200925
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-200910,232
Hancock County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Hancock 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:Hancock County Marriage License
Location:308 Dorney Plaza, Findlay, Ohio, 45840
Phone:419-424-7079

Hancock County Recorders Office
County Government Office

Address: 300 S Main St #23, Findlay, OH 45840, United States
Phone: 419-424-7091

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