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County Information
Founded January 20, 1824 from portions of Coshocton, Tuscarawas and Wayne counties.
The county was named after Andrew Holmes, an officer killed in the War of 1812.
Its county seat is Millersburg

The largest Amish community in the world is centered in Holmes County and extending into surrounding counties. Called locally "Amish Country", it draws many visitors to the county, making tourism an important sector of the local economy.
Amish Farm in Holmes county, Ohio
Villages
Baltic * Glenmont * Holmesville * Killbuck * Loudonville * Millersburg * Nashville

Unincorporated Places
Berlin * Big Prairie * Charm * Lakeville * Mt. Hope * Trail * Walnut Creek * Winesburg

Townships
Berlin * Clark * Hardy * Killbuck * Knox * Mechanic * Monroe * Paint *
Prairie * Richland * Ripley * Salt Creek * Walnut Creek * Washington


Holmes County Data

Births

Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

County History

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
June 2014:  bio for MARTIN
Mar 2014:  sick list news for MCDONALD;  obit for BUTLER; 1883 pensioners
Sept 2013:  1840 Census of Pensioners; WITHROW obit
Jan 2013: Obits for CONKLE and BENTS


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Adjacent Counties
Wayne County (north)
Stark County (northeast)
Tuscarawas County (east)
Coshocton County (south)
Knox County (southwest)
Ashland County (northwest)


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