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allen county, ohio courthouse

allen county map

Allen County, Ohio is named for Colonel Allen. 

 It was organized in 1831 and has 406 square miles. 
The county seat is Lima.

Cities - Villages


Delphos - Lima - Beaverdam - Bluffton - Cairo - Elida - Ft. Shawnee - Harrod - Lafayette- Spencerville 

Amanda - American - Auglaize - Bath - Jackson -
Marion - Monroe - Perry - Richland - Shawnee - Spencer - Sugar Creek




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Website Updates:
Dec 2014:  JACOBS obit
Sep 2014:  OLMSTED bio
Feb 2014:  marriage information for DARLING-KLINEDINST, SNYDER-SCHALLER marriage announcement;  obits for GRAY, ROBINSON, HELPMAN, DELONG; bio for BOWMAN; 1883 Pensioners
July 2013: Gen. BLACKBURN obit
Mar 2013: ROOSE obit

Previous Updates: Walnut Grove Cemetery, Military Obituaries, 1850 Jackson Twp Census

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