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County Information
Formed from the southern portions of Wood County
Named for John Hancock, the first signer of the Declaration of Independence
Its county seat is Findlay

Main Street, looking South from City Hall in Bluffton, Ohio
Main Street, looking South from City Hall
Bluffton, Ohio


Cities - Villages
Findlay * Fostoria * Arcadia * Arlington * Benton Ridge * Bluffton * Jenera * McComb *
Mt. Blanchard * Mt. Cory * Rawson * Van Buren * Vanlue

Unincorporated Areas:
Butlers Mill * Chase * Deweyville * Hancock * Houcktown * Mortimer * New Stark * Pratts *
Shawtown * West Independence * West Park * Williamstown

Van Buren State Park
Van Buren State Park

Townships
Allen * Amanda * Biglick * Blanchard * Cass * Delaware * Eagle * Jackson *
Liberty * Madison * Marion * Orange * Pleasant * Portage * Union * Van Buren * Washington  

 

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Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Mar 2018:  crime news: ALLEN and KING, LATHAM, JOURERS, LEAR.  Court news for FRANKS.  obits for DYE, VICKERS, FRANTZ.  Sicklist news for BEARD.  Marriage announcements for SWANG-CUMMINGS, HICKMAN-SHIRLEY, FISHER-SHELLER, BROOKE-REEVES, WOLFORD-BARLOW.  Fire News

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