Genealogy and Local History in Logan County, Ohio

A Guide and Resource for Researchers

Part of the USGenWeb Project and its OHGenWeb Project, the American History & Genealogy Project and its Ohio History & Genealogy Network, and the American Local History Network and its Ohio American Local History Network

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Ohio Map Showing Location of Logan County

This site is designed to provide information useful in researching family history, genealogy, and local history related to Logan County, Ohio. It includes information on archives and libraries, published and unpublished sources of information, and, whenever possible, indexes and online transcriptions of source material. There are also pages which include researchers' surname interests related to Logan County families. Anything that relates to genealogy or history in Logan County is a candidate for inclusion or mention.

If you know of any Logan County resources that should be included, please let me know. You can also address any other comments or questions to Robert Bremer.

Good luck with your genealogical and historical research in Logan County, Ohio.

Logan County

Logan County is located in west central Ohio and is named after Benjamin Logan (ca. 1742-1802) who fought Native Americans in the area. The county was formed in 1818 with territory taken from the northern portion of Champaign County. Hardin County was formed in 1820 with territory taken from the northern portion of Logan County. However, Hardin County did not become administratively separate from Logan County until 1833.

In 2000, the population of Logan County was 46,005. The seat of county government is located in Bellefontaine.


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Selected Links

The following is a list of other websites related to Logan County.

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Note that the websites listed above are unrelated to this website. If you recommend links or contribute data to these projects, please consider recommending those links or contributing data to this site as well.



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Neighboring Counties

Logan County is bordered by Hardin County to the north, Union County to the east, Champaign County to the south, Shelby County to the west, and Auglaize County to the northeast. The following is a list of OHGenWeb Project websites for counties which border Logan County.

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Created Nov. 4, 1996

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