Defiance County

Research Aids

The Defiance County, Ohio, Genealogical Society
P.O. BOX 7006
Defiance, OH 43512-7006

Libraries and Other Research Sources

A Note About Research: The genealogy society does not do research for anyone, but we do have a paid researchers list for anyone requesting it. If you would like the list please e-mail our chapter at and in the subject line put REQUEST PAID RESEARCHER LIST PLEASE and we will e-mail it to you. The list of researchers are available to do research. The Society, in posting the names of those offering research service, in no way does the Defiance County Chapter of OGS endorse the competence or accuracy of the work carried out by such researchers. Furthermore, the Defiance County Chapter of OGS does not make recommendations for researchers. In engaging any of these researchers, the terms of the engagement are entirely a contract matter between the parties and in no legal way obligate the Defiance County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society. As well, all financial matters are between you and the researcher you select.

Defiance Public Library
329 Fort Street
Defiance, OH 43512
(419) 782-1456
(Houses: Federal Census for 1840-1910, Defiance County Newspaper from 1844, County and Family Histories, Cemetery Records, Surname Card File, Obituary File, Microfilmed Court Records)
HOURS: Monday - Thursday 930 AM - 730 PM
Friday 930 AM - 130 PM
Saturday 930 AM - 330 PM
Sunday 100 PM - 500 PM.
Call (419) 782 - 1456 for more information.

Johnson Memorial Library
118 West High Street
Hicksville, OH 43526
(419) 542-6200

Sherwood Public Library
202 North Harrison Street
P.O. Box 4586
Sherwood, OH 43556
(419) 899-4343

Pilgrim Library of Defiance College
201 College Place
Defiance, OH 43512
(419) 783-2481

Defiance County Records Center
510 Court Street
Defiance, OH 43512
(Birth and Death Records from 1864-1910, Marriage Records from start of county)
Defiance County Recorders Office (not Court house)

Defiance County Courthouse
221 Clinton St. Defiance, OH 43512
(Recorders Office has Land Deeds)

Defiance County Health Department
We now have a website of our (Click on Birth & Death Records)
197 C Island Park Ave.
Defiance, OH 43512
(Birth and Death Records from 1910 - Present)

Hicksville Historical Society
P. O. Box 162
Hicksville, OH 43526

Auglaize Village
12296 Krouse Rd
P. O. Box 801
Defiance, OH 43512
Auglaize Village - Home

Defiance Area Chamber of Commerce
615 West Third St.
P. O. Box 130
Defiance, OH 43512
(419) 782-7946

Hicksville Chamber of Commerce
136 East High St.
Hicksville, OH 43526
(419) 542-6337

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