Genealogy

If trying to research your Clinton County, Ohio, roots from afar, here are some pointers.

Obituary lookups

The library has Wilmington, Ohio, newspapers on microfilm; however, contents are not indexed. Staff can do a limited search of the microfilm if you provide a name and specific date.

County records

The library does not have copies of Clinton County records. Records of use to genealogists such as birth, death, and marriage, are retained by various Clinton County government departments depending on the record’s nature and date.

Cheat Sheet

Genealogy cheat sheet.¬†This printable PDF is a brief overview of the library’s resources and provides information on other Clinton County genealogical resources.

Other sources

In addition to the library, the following locations may prove helpful in your genealogy research.

Clinton County Court House: 46 S. South St., Wilmington, OH 45177. Visit site to contact relevant offices such as Probate Court, Recorder, etc..

Clinton County History Center
149 E. Locust St., Wilmington, OH 45177
Phone:  937-382-4684. Telephone for hours of availability.
info@clintoncountyhistory.org

Clinton County Records Center
111 S. Nelson Ave., Suite 3, Wilmington, OH 45177
Phone: 937-383-3271
Depository of all public records for Clinton County.

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