Where to find Marion County, Ohio resources

The repositories of Marion genealogical research material are listed below. See the resource page for their Marion books and microfilms. See also the items for sale by the Marion genealogical and historical societies.

CH Marion County Courthouse 100 N. Main St., Marion, OH 43302 ~ (740) 387-5871 ~ Probate Judge has birth, marriage, and probate records; County Health Department has death records; Clerk of the Courts has divorce, and civil court records; County Recorder has land records. Older records are not in the Courthouse.
FHL Family History Library 35 North West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150. Hours: Mon 7:30-6:00; Tue-Fri 7:30-10:00; Sat 7:30-5:00. Microfilm and microfiche can be borrowed through any local Family History Center.
Lib Marion Public Library Ohio Room 445 E. Church Street, Marion OH 43302. (740) 382-3951. Hours: M-F 9-9; Saturday 9-5:30; Sundays (Sept-May only) 1-5. Web site lists genealogy resources.
LOC Library of Congress The Local History and Genealogy Reading Room of the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. is open 8:30 - 9:30, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and 8:30 - 5:00, Friday and Saturday.
MAGS Marion Area Genealogy Society Howser-Rinker Resource Center in Heritage Hall, 169 E. Church St., Marion, OH 43302. Hours: Friday and Saturday 1-4. Publications for sale at their web site.
OGS Ohio Genealogical Society Library 34 Sturges Ave., Mansfield, OH 44906. Visit their web site for information on their holdings for all of Ohio.
OHS Ohio Historical Society Library 1985 Velma Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211. (614) 297-2510. Microfilmed records (primarily newspapers) are available for interlibrary loan. The OHS Web page has helpful information as well as an index to death records for 1913-1937.
State Ohio State Library 65 South Front Street, Columbus, OH 43215. Their Web page has telnet links to their online catalog.
WR Western Reserve Historical Society 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH 44106. Get info at their web site.