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Franklin County

Founded: April 30, 1803
County Seat: Columbus
Largest city: Columbus

The county was established on April 30, 1803, less than two months after Ohio became a state, and was named after Benjamin Franklin. It originally extended all the way north to Lake Erie before Ohio subdivided further into more counties.
It is the state capital of Ohio.
 

Townships
Blendon -- Brown -- Clinton -- Franklin
Hamilton -- Jackson -- Madison -- Mifflin
Norwich -- Perry -- Plain -- Pleasant
Sharon -- Truro -- Washington

Cities and Towns

Bexley -- Columbus -- Dublin -- Gahanna
Grandview Heights -- Grove City -- Hilliard
Pickerington -- Reynoldsburg --
Upper Arlington -- Westerville -- Whitehall
Worthington

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Franklin County Data

 

Cemeteries

Census Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
May 2018:  Crime news for CAMPBELL, GAVIN, ROLLIN, obit for BLAIR.  Miscellaneous news for LENKHARDT, RYAN

March 2018:  Crime News for McGWYNN, MUELLER, HARTNETT.  Fire news for MILLER.  Will for THURMAN.  Court news for MARTIN.  Sicklist news for SMITH.  Obits for KILBOURN, TRESSEL, WYNCOOP, OURS.  Marriage announcements:  SLYPH-JONES, BICKERTON-EBERLE, GARDNER-FINDLING, RAPKIN-SEEVY, KUBEL-CARZ, FRADEL-STRATTON, TAYLOR-JONES

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