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Extinct Ohio Counties:: (not linked unless noted, ):
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County Name
Illinois -
Factual information
Formed in 1778, as a Co. in Virginia. Constituting most of present-day
         States of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin; abolished
         05-Jan-1782. The territory was then ceded by Virginia to Congress in
         March, 1784.

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Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
  Please click on graphic below, " " (if present)  for the entire GHLL county "package"

(To list a local society, please contact us.)

County Name

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Society Name and Location



Adams County Genealogical Society (West Union, OH)
Allen County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society (Lima, OH)
Allen County Genealogy Society (Lima, OH)
Perry Township Historical Society (Perry, OH)
Ashland County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society (Ashland, OH)
Ashland County Historical Society (Ashland, OH)
Ashtabula County Genealogical Society (Geneva, OH)
Athens County Historical Society & Museum (Athens, OH)
Auglaize County Genealogical Society (Wapakoneta, OH)



Belmont County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society (Barnesville, OH)
Brown County Historical Society (Georgetown, OH)
Butler County Chapter of the OGS (Middletown, OH)
Butler County Historical Society (Hamilton, OH)



Carroll County Chapter of the OGS (Carrollton, OH)
Carroll County Historical Society (Carrollton, OH)
Champaign County Genealogical Society (Urbana, OH)
Champaign County Historical Society & Museum (Urbana, OH)
Clark County Genealogical Society (Springfield, OH)
Clark County Historical Society (Springfield, OH)
Clermont County Genealogical Society (Springfield, OH)
Clermont County Historical Society (Springfield, OH)
Clinton County Historical Society (Wilmington, OH)
Clinton County Genealogical Society (Wilmington, OH)
Columbiana County Chapter of the OGS (Salem, OH)
Salem Historical Society (Salem, OH)
Coshocton County Chapter Ohio Genealogical Society (Coshocton, OH)
Bucyrus Historical Society (Bucyrus, OH)
Crawford County Chapter of the OGS (Galion, OH)
Cuyahoga County Societies (multiple townships, OH)
Cuyahoga Valley Genealogical Society Chapter OGS (Cleveland, OH)
Southwest Cuyahoga County Chapter OGS (Strongsville, OH)
Western Reserve Historical Society (Cleveland, OH)



Darke County Genealogical Society (Greenville, OH)
Darke County Historical Society & Museum (Greenville, OH)
Defiance County Chapter of the OGS (Defiance, OH)
Delaware County Genealogical Society (Delaware, OH)
Delaware County Historical Society & Museum (Delaware, OH)



Erie County Chapter of the OGS (Sandusky, OH)



Fairfield County Chapter (OGS) (Fairfield, OH)
Fayette County Genealogical Society (Washington Court House, OH)
Franklin County Genealogical & Historical Society (Grove City, OH)



Gallia County Genealogical Society (Gallipolis, OH)
Geauga County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Chardon, OH)
Geauga County Historical Society & Museum (Burton, OH)
Greene County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Zenia, OH)
Guernsey County Genealogical Society (OGS) (Cambridge, OH)



Coleraine Historical Society (Coleraine, OH)
Hamilton County Genealogy Society (Cincinnati, OH)
Hancock County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Findlay, OH)
Hancock Historical Museum (Findlay, OH)
Hardin County Genealogy Society (Kenton, OH)
Harrison County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Cadiz, OH)
Harrison County Historical Society (Cadiz, OH)
Henry County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Deshler, OH)
Henry County Historical Society (Napoleon, OH)
Southern Ohio Genealogical Society (Hillsboro, OH)
Highland County Historical Society and Museum (Hillsboro, OH)
Hocking County Genealogy Chapter, OGS (Rockridge, OH)
Hocking County Historical Society (Logan, OH)
Firelands Historical Society and Museum (Norwalk, OH)
Huron County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Norwalk, OH)



Jackson County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Jackson, OH)
Jefferson County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Wintersville, OH)
Jefferson County Historical Association and Museum (Steubenville, OH)



Knox County Genealogical Society (Mount Vernon, OH)
Knox County Historical Society (Mount Vernon, OH)



Lake County Genealogical Society Branch (OGS) (Painesville, OH)
Lake County Historical Society (Painesville, OH)
Lawrence County Genealogical Society (Proctorville, OH)
Lawrence County Historical Society (Ironton, OH)
Licking County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Newark, OH)
Licking County Historical Society (Newark, OH)
Logan County Genealogical Society (Bellefontaine, OH)
Logan County Historical Society (Bellefontaine, OH)
Lorain County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Elryia, OH)
Lorain County Historical Society (Elryia, OH)
Lucas County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Toledo, OH)



Madison County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (London, OH)
Madison County Historical Society (London, OH)
Mahoning County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Youngstown, OH)
Mahoning Valley Historical Society (Blog) (Youngstown, OH)
Marion Area Genealogical Society (Marion, OH)
Brunswick Area Historical Society (Brunswick, OH)
Medina County Genealogical Society (Medina, OH)
Medina County Historical Society (Medina, OH)
Mercer County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Celina, OH)
Mercer County Historical Society and Museum (Celina, OH)
Troy Historical Society (Troy, OH)
Monroe County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Woodsfield, OH)
Dayton History (Dayton, OH)
Montgomery County Chapter Ohio Genealogical Society (Dayton, OH)
Muskingum County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Zanesville, OH)
Pioneer and Historical Society of Muskingum County (Zanesville, OH)



Noble County Historical Society (Caldwell, OH)



Ottawa County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Port Clinton, OH)
Ottawa County Historical Society and Museum (Port Clinton, OH)



Paulding County Chapter of the OGS & Library (Paulding, OH)
Pickaway County Historical Society & Museum (Circleville, OH)
Perry County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Junction City, OH)
Historical Society of Perry County (Somerset, OH)
Pike County Genealogy and Historical Society (Waverly, OH)
Portage County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Ravenna, OH)
Portage County Historical Society (Ravenna, OH)
Preble County Genealogical Society (Eaton, OH)
Preble County Historical Society (Eaton, OH)
Putnam County Genealogical Society Chapter of OGS (Ottawa, OH)
Putnam County Historical Society and Museum (Kalida, OH)



Richland County Genealogical Society (OGS) (Bellville, OH)
Richland County Genealogical Society Shelby Chapter (OGS) (Shelby, OH)
Richland County Historical Society (Mansfield, OH)
Ross County Genealogical Society and Library (Chillicothe, OH)
Ross County Historical Society and Museums (Chillicothe, OH)



Kin Hunters of Sandusky County (Fremont, OH)
Sandusky County Historical Society & Museum (Fremont, OH)
Scioto County Chapter Ohio Genealogical Society (Portsmouth, OH)
Shelby County Genealogical Society (Sidney, OH)
Shelby County Historical Society (Sidney, OH)
Lake Township Historical Society (Uniontown, OH)
SStark County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS), Blog (Canton, OH)
Summit County Chapter Ohio Genealogical Society (Akron, OH)
Summit County Historical Society (Akron, OH)



Trumbull County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Warren, OH)
Trumbull County Historical Society and Museum (Warren, OH)
Tuscarawas County Genealogical Society (New Philadelphia, OH)



Union County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Marysville, OH)



Van Wert County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Van Wert, OH)
Van Wert County Historical Society and Museum (Van Wert, OH)



Warren County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Lebanon, OH)
Warren County Historical Society and Museum (Lebanon, OH)
Centerville-Washington Township Historical Society (Centerville, OH)
Washington County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Marietta, OH)
Washington County Historical Society (Marietta, OH)
Wayne County Genealogical Society (Wooster, OH)
Wayne County Historical Society and Museum (Wooster, OH)
Williams County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Montpelier, OH)
Williams County Historical Society and Museum (Bryan, OH)
Wood County Genealogical Society Chapter (OGS) (Bowling Green, OH)
Wood County Historical Society and Museum (Bowling Green, OH)
Wyandot County Historical Society & Museum (Upper Sandusky, OH)


— Serving multiple areas —
Friends of Freedom Society - Ohio Underground Railroad (also see Ohio Railroad listings).
Genealogy Exchange (Ohio) - (GenExchange.org), a genealogical data exchange where
         visitors and researchers alike can go to find specific persons, and exchange specific
         data with one another.
Ohio Cemetery Preservation Society - The Ohio Cemetery Preservation Society (OCPS) has
         been formed as a response to the public's increasing awareness and appreciation of
         our historic cemeteries and the need to protect them.
Western Reserve Historical Society - In 1867, the Western Reserve Historical Society was
         founded to preserve and present the history of all of the people of northeast Ohio.
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