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Montgomery County Resources

Montgomery County Courts Building
41 N. Perry Street
Dayton, OH 45402
(937) 225-4432

OFFICE HOURS:  Monday through Friday 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
                             Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and National Holidays

  • Probate Records
  • Marriage Records from 1935
  • Wills from 1940
  • Civil Cases from 1970

Montgomery County Clerk of Courts

41 N. Perry Street County Record Center & Archives
Dayton, Ohio 45422-2150 117 S. Main Street
  Dayton, Ohio 45422-2150

OFFICE HOURS:  Monday through Friday 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
                             Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and National Holidays


  • Naturalization Index Abstract   1815-1930       Book       CRC&A
  • Naturalization Index & Docket   1834-1866       Book     CRC&A
  • Naturalization Records          1852-1916       Book            CRC&A

Montgomery County Admin. Building
451 W. Third Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402
(937) 225-4418


  • Vital Statistics ~ Birth and Death records from 1909
  • Deed Records from 1805
  • Tax Records from 1983

Montgomery County Records Center
Reibold Bldg. - 6th Floor
117 S. Main Street
Dayton, Ohio  45402
(937) 225-6366


  • Birth and death records 1867-1908
  • Marriages 1803-1934, Deeds 1805-1933 (with an index for the deeds to 1907)
  • Tax Lists 1803-1952
  • Wills 1805-1939
  • Court Records 1803-1994

Montgomery County Vital Records
Combined Health District
451 W. 3rd Street
Dayton, OH 45422
(937) 225-4664

Contains birth and death records from 1909 to present.

Oakwood Vital Statistics
30 Park Avenue
Dayton, OH 45419

Health Dept
40 S Main Street
Dayton, OH 45402

Dayton-Montgomery County Public Library
215 E. Third Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402
(937) 227-9500

HOURS: Monday thru Friday, 9 to 9; Saturday 9 to 6; Sunday (September -May) 1 to 5.  There is a Genealogy Librarian available on Wednesday afternoons from 2 to 6

PARKING: Parking is available in several lots located on 2nd and on St. Clair Streets, or at parking meters surrounding the Library and Cooper Park block. Parking meters are free after 6:00 pm weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday.

The Genealogy Collection is located in the basement of the Main Library.
Librarians are available at the East Reference Desk to help locate materials in the Genealogy area.  Newspaper microfilm is located in the basement.

Some items available:

  • Death records 1867-1908 for Dayton (indexed 1867-1881)
  • Death records 1867-1908 for Montgomery County (no index)
  • Birth records 1867-1908 for Dayton (indexed 1867-1881)
  • Birth records 1867-1910 for Montgomery County (indexed 1867-1910)
  • Birth Index 1909-1983 (note: Library does not have birth or death records after 1908)

There are many other resources available at the Montgomery County Libray. Please check with the Library's homepage to see what else is available!

Dayton View Public Library
1515 Salem Ave
Dayton, OH 45406

E C Doren Public Library
701 Troy St
Dayton, OH 45404

Montgomery County Library & Information Network Consortium

Montgomery County Historical Society
The old courthouse
7 N. Main Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402
(937) 228-6271

Montgomery County Chapter, OGS
P.O Box 1584
Dayton, Ohio 45401-1584
Publications and Project page

Miami Valley Chapter, OGS
P.O. Box 1364
Dayton, Ohio 45401-1364

Randolph Township Historical Society

Wright State University Libraries
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway
Dayton, Ohio 45435
(937) 837-2092


  • Wright Brother's Collection
  • Historical Business Records
  • 19th Century original County records

Green County Public Library ~ home of the Green County Room
P.O. Box 520
76 E. Market St.
Xenia, OH 45385

HOURS: Monday - Thursday 9am - 9pm &   Friday & Saturday 9am - 5pm

Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints Genealogy Library
1500 Shiloh Springs Road
Dayton, Ohio 45426
(937) 854-4566

Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints Genealogy Library
3060 Terry Drive
Fairborn, Ohio 45324
(937) 878-9551

Ohio Vital Records Offices  

Ohio Department of Health
State Vital Statistics Unit
246 N High Street
P.O. Box 15098
Columbus, OH 43215-0098
(614) 466-2531 (recorded message)

Make check or money order payable to the Treasury, State of Ohio. Uncertified
copies of vital records is minimal - copying cost and postage.  Indicate the copies are
for genealogical use and you will be sent photocopies of the actual original marked

Ohio Historical Society
Archives/Library Reference Questions
1982 Velma Avenue
Columbus, OH 43211
(614) 297-2510

In addition to birth & death records, other genealogical material available at the OHS
includes: marriage records, census records, land entry records, tax lists, city and county directories, county histories, family histories.

Information on this page about Montgomery County resources is courtesy of the Montgomery County Genealogical Society.

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