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Richland County, Ohio


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to the Richland Co., Ohio site, a part of the OHGenWeb and USGenWeb Projects.  Please take awhile to explore the data here at the site.  We have over 5,500 pages of data for you to view.  Use the category links to the left, or use the What's New? links to see the latest info. added to the site. 

County Seat:  Mansfield

On January 16, 1808, Richland Co. and what is now the western portion of Ashland Co. were created and placed under the jurisdiction of Knox Co. until the legislature thought proper to organize it.  Mansfield was laid out on June 11, 1808 by James Hedges, Jacob Newman and Joseph H. Larwill.

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This site welcomes almost any data with a connection to Richland Co.  Vital records, census data and cemetery records are just a few suggestions - but we have had volunteers submit a wide variety of information.  You never know when something you submit will help someone else - or perhaps lead to making a connection with a new cousin!

To submit information to this site, please contact Amy.   Items can be e-mailed to [email protected]If you wish to mail information via USPS, please contact me for my home address.

Information submitted to me is usually uploaded the Thursday after it is received.

This page was last updated on September 27, 2017, however, pages within the site are updated weekly.

“Let us save what remains, not by vaults and locks which fence them from the public eye and use in consigning them to the waste of time, but by such a multiplication of copies, as shall place them beyond the reach of accident.”   -- Thomas Jefferson, 1791.

"No great person lives in vain.  The history of the world is but the biography of great people." -- Thomas Carlyle.

"History is the essence of innumerable biographies."  -- Carlyle.

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