Holmes County OH

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

Holmes County, Ohio

Located near the center of the state, Holmes County is named after Andrew Holmes, an officer who was killed during the War of 1812. With an approximately 80% Amish population, Holmes County is the second largest Amish Community, following only Lancaster County in Pennsylvania. It is 424 square miles in total area, with 423 of that being land. The county is bordered to the north by Wayne County, the northeast by Stark County, the east by Tuscarawas County, the south by Coshocton County, the southwest by Knox County and the northwest by Ashland County. There are 18 zip codes in Holmes County, the most populous of which are 44624, 44627, 44681 and 44654, with 66% of the population.

Holmes County Officials Information

The Holmes County Clerk also serves as the Court Clerk.
Holmes County Clerk: Ronda P. Steimel
Address: 1 E. Jackson St, Millersburg, OH 44654
Phone: 330-674-1876
Fax: 330-674-0289
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday
Closed Legal and County Holidays

The County Clerk of Holmes County is responsible for court documents that include civil, domestic and felony charges. They are also responsible for passport applications, vehicle titles and serve as a notary public. These documents are generally considered public record, which means that they can be requested, at any time, during normal business hours. With the exception of court records (which are available at the website below) these records are not available through the online system.

The Register of Deeds is responsible for records related to property within the county. These include mortgages, liens, deeds and partnerships as well as military discharge paperwork, plats and financing statements. These documents are filed and maintained within the office and are generally considered public record, which means that they are available to the general public. Some of these records are available through the online system but many must be requested directly from the office.

The Assessment Office is responsible for tax related documents regarding real and personal property.
Holmes County Assessment Office:
Address: 75 East Clinton, Millersburg, OH 44654
Phone: 330-674-1896
Fax: 330-674-9428
Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm Monday – Friday

The Assessment Office is responsible for tax related documents as well as GIS maps, property lines and ownership records, dog licenses and manufactured home records. All of these documents are considered public record and can therefore be requested at any time, during normal business hours. Property searches can also be conducted via the online system.

Assessor’s Website:

Holmes County Court Information

Court records may relate to criminal or civil cases that occur within the county and are generally considered public record once they have been completed and all of the information fully recorded. This means that they can be requested, in person from the office of the Clerk of the Court. These records are not currently available via an online system through Holmes County.

Holmes, OH Genealogy and Ancestry Records
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200941,046
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20094,234
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-200967
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200924
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200915
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-20091,019
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,497
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-2009213
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009404
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-200935
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-200916,488
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200990
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200960
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,853
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009775
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20098
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-2009114
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009323
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20099
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200938
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009307
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009358
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200990
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20092
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009355
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20094,857
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200936
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009108
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20092,220
Holmes County Marriage License Office
In order to obtain a marriage license in Holmes 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:Holmes County Marriage License
Location:1 East Jackson Street, Millersburg, Ohio, 44654
Phone:330-674-5881

Holmes County Recorder’s Office
County Government Office

Address: 75 E Clinton St # 101, Millersburg, OH 44654, United States
Phone: 330-674-5916

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