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County Information
Ottawa County was formed March 6, 1840 from portions of Erie, Lucas and Sandusky counties.
It was named either for the Ottawa Indian Tribe or for a Native American word meaning "trader"
The county seat is Port Clinton.

Cities and Villages
Port Clinton
Clay Center * Elmore * Marblehead * Oak Harbor * Put-in-Bay
Rocky Ridge

Other Communities

Blackberry Corner * Camp Perry * Catawba Island * Curtice
Danbury * Elliston * Forest Park * Graytown * Grodis Corner *
Gypsum * Hickory Grove * Isle St. George * Lacarne
Lakeside * Limestone * Locust Point * Martin * Middle Bass
Trowbridge * Williston * Yale

Townships
Allen * Bay * Benton * Carroll * Catawba Island * Clay *
Danbury * Erie * Harris * Portage * Put-in-Bay * Salem

courthouse
Ottawa County Courthouse
315 Madison St.
Port Clinton 43452-1993
(419) 734-6710

Online Data

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Church Histories / Records

County Records

Family Bibles

County History

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