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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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Website Updates:
July 2016:
Marriage Announcements for Bright - Thomas; Cramer - Hartman; Deets - Elsea; Elsea - Keel; Elsea - Line; Gillespie - Heffner; Kimmel - Graber; Pebble - Tucker; Smith - Wilson; Steiner - Crow; Waltman - Deiner; Yerger - Hancock;  Marriage Licenses granted in 1878
July 2015:  obits for ELSEA, NEWELL
Feb 2015:  obits for ELSEA, HALL, DEEDS
Jan 2015:  obits for ELSEA, FINK
Dec 2014:  ELSEA obit
June 2014:  bio for DOTY
Mar 2014:  1883 Pensioners
Sept 2013:  1840 Census of Pensioners

 


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Seneca County (northeast)
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