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Founded January 2, 1790
The county is named for the first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander
The first settlers came down the Ohio River in 1788, and established the towns of Losantiville (later Cincinnati)
Hamilton County was organized in 1790, as the second county in the Northwest Territory. Its area then included
about one eighth of Ohio, and had about 2,000 inhabitants (not including the few remaining Native Americans).
Rapid growth occurred during the 1830s and 1840s as the area attracted many German and Irish immigrants. [source: wikipedia]
Anderson * Colerain * Columbia * Crosby * Delhi * Green * Harrison * Miami
Mill Creek (defunct) * Springfield * Sycamore * Symmes * Whitewater
Blue Ash * Cheviot * Cincinnati * Deer Park * Fairfield (part) * Forest Park * Harrison
Loveland (part) * Madeira * Milford (part) * Montgomery * Mount Healthy * North College Hill
Norwood * Reading * Sharonville (part) * Silverton
* Springdale * St. Bernard *
Village of Indian Hill * Wyoming
Addyston * Amberley Village * Arlington Heights * Cleves * Elmwood Place * Evendale
Fairfax * Glendale * Golf Manor * Greenhills * Lincoln Heights * Lockland * Mariemont
Newtown * North Bend * Terrace Park * Woodlawn
Blue Jay * Brecon * Bridgetown * Camp Dennison * Grove * Concorde Hills * Covedale * Delhi
Delshire * Dent * Dillonvale * Dry Ridge * Dry Run * Dunlap * Elizabethtown * Finneytown * Forestville
Fruit Hill * Grandview * Groesbeck * Loveland Park (part)
* Mack * Miami Heights * Miamitown
Monfort Heights * Mount Healthy Heights * New Baltimore * New Burlington * New Haven
Northbrook * Northgate * Plainville * Pleasant Hills * Pleasant Run * Pleasant Run Farm
Remington * Rossmoyne * Salem Heights * Shawnee * Sherwood * Sixteen Mile Stand
Skyline Acres * Taylor Creek * Turpin Hills * White Oak
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Where to order original Vital Records in Hamilton County
County Courthouse Address
1000 Main St. Cincinnati, OH 45202-1206
Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics
35 E. Chestnut St.
P.O. Box 15098
Columbus, OH 43215-0098
Phone: (614) 466-2531
Birth certificates are available through the Health District for births that occurred from 1875.
Records are also available for individuals born in a home located in Hamilton County except the cities of Cincinnati,
Norwood and St. Bernard.
Death certificates are available for persons whose death occurred from 1891 in Hamilton County, except cities of
Cincinnati, Norwood and St. Bernard.
Birth or death records not available through the Health District may be
available at one of the following health departments:
Cincinnati Health Department (513) 352-3120
Norwood Health Department (513) 458-4600
St. Bernard Health Department (513) 242-7770
Ohio Department of Health (614) 466-2531
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