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Founded January 2, 1790
The county is named for the first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton

The first settlers came down the Ohio River in 1788, and established the towns of Losantiville (later Cincinnati) and Cleves.

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]

City of Cincinnatti
County Information
 
Townships
Anderson * Colerain * Columbia * Crosby * Delhi * Green * Harrison * Miami
Mill Creek (defunct) * Springfield * Sycamore * Symmes * Whitewater

 
Cities
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

Villages
Addyston * Amberley Village * Arlington Heights * Cleves * Elmwood Place * Evendale
Fairfax * Glendale * Golf Manor * Greenhills * Lincoln Heights * Lockland * Mariemont
Newtown * North Bend * Terrace Park * Woodlawn

Census-Designated Places

Blue Jay * Brecon * Bridgetown * Camp Dennison * Grove * Concorde Hills * Covedale * Delhi Hills
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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School Records

Website Updates:
Dec 2014:  obit for HARRISON, WHISTLER
Nov 2014:  obit for WEBBER
Sep 2014:  obit for JOHNSON; fire news story
June 2014:  bios for DICKSON, LEHMAN, HIBBEN, VOEGELI, RIECHMAN;  obit for STAND
Mar 2014:  JAMES obit
Feb 2014:  church records for St. Peter's German Evangelical church; bioS for TAYLOR, BANTA, BATEMAN, BURT, BECKWITH, BEECHER, BEST, BROTHERTON, CARY, CHENOWITH, CONNER, BLACKWELL, BODLEY; 1883 Pensioners; bios for TAYLOR, HAMILTON, WATSON, DEBOLT;  obit for HOLROYD, RUMMANS, CAMPBELL, BERRY, MARSHALL, BROWN, HALL HARKNESS, FORREST, WILLIAMSON, SHARP, SUMMONS, FRENCH, GAYLORD, KETCHUM, KILGORE, EMEKSON, QUINKE, POWER, STONE

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County Courthouse Address
1000 Main St. Cincinnati, OH 45202-1206
(513)-632-6500

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.

Available Records:
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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Warren County - northeast
Clermont County - east
Boone County, KY - southwest
Kenton County, KY - south
Campbell County, KY - southeast
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