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Wayne County
Formed in 1808 and organized in January 4, 1812
Wayne County is located in northeastern Ohio.
Wayne County encompasses 556 square miles.

The county seat and largest city is Wooster.

Wayne County Courthouse
Wayne County Courthouse in Wooster, OH

The County was named in honor of General Anthony Wayne, the victor at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794.
Among the county's earliest residents were members of the Amish Christian religious group and its Amish community is now one of the largest in the United States.

Norton * Orrville * Rittman * Wooster

Apple Creek * Burbank * Congress * Creston * Dalton * Doylestown * Fredericksburg * Marshallville * Mount Eaton * Shreve * Smithville * West Salem

Other Communities
Funk * Kidron * Sterling

Baughman - Canaan
Chester - Chippewa
Clinton - Congress
Easy Union - Franklin
Green - Milton
Paint- Plain - Salt Creek
Sugar Creek - Wayne - Wooster

township map

Wayne County Data


Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

County History

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Dec 2014:  bio for RICHARDS
Sep 2014:  obit for FOX; marriage announcement for
SPENCER - ARMSTRONG; bio for CASEY; 1883 Pensioners
Mar 2014:  bio for BROWN,
obit for LANGELL
Sept 2013: 1840 Census of Pensioners
June 2013: obits for RAYMOND, SMITH
Mar 2013: SEIBERT bio
Jan 2013: LIDDELL bio
Nov 2012: COE-DINWIDDIE Marriage Announcement; FRAIRIE obit



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