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Perry County Courthouse
New Lexington, Ohio, 1920
Founded on December 26, 1817, Perry county was the 55th county to be
formed in Ohio. Portions of Fairfield, Washington and Muskingum Counties were taken to create Perry County.
Its county seat is New Lexington. Perry county was named for Oliver Hazard Perry, a hero of the War
Another noted city in the county is Somerset, where the first Catholic church
in the state was built in 1808.
County Record Availability
Perry County Clerk of
Probate Court has Marriage
Records from 1817 to
present and Probate Records
from 1800 to present.
Perry County Clerk of
Court of Common Pleas
has Court Records from 1807
BIRTH & DEATH RECORDS
The Health Department has
Birth & Death Records from
121 West Brown Street,
New Lexington, OH 43764
Perry County Recorder has
Land Records from 1818 to
present. 105 N Main Street,
New Lexington, Ohio 43764
PERRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE
PO Box 248
New Lexington, OH 43764-0248
Main Street, Corning, Ohio, 1900
PERRY COUNTY DATA
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