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Mary Ries
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211 Thompson Library
1858 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1285
Phone: 614-688-8770

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While the primary focus is on Franklin County, there are links for the 87 other counties in Ohio, and the county or equivalent level resources for other states.  For example in Alaska the county equivalent is a borough, and in Louisiana it is the parish.


Ohio Counties

Cities, Townships & Counties (State of Ohio Web site)  Contains information on County Auditors, Sheriffs, Recorders, Treasurers, County Maps, County Profiles, Official websites, etc.

Counties (National Association of Counties).  Has interactive county data, including links to county officials and departments, zip code information, etc.

Ohio County Profiles. (Ohio Department of Job and Family Services)  County profiles including information poverty and income levels, selected demographics, employment, food security, etc. 

County Trends (Ohio Department of Development.  Office of Research.)  County profiles including information on land use, taxes, list of largest municipalities and employers, population projections and estimates, demographics, poverty and income levels, etc.

County Websites (Wowworks.com).  Official state, regional, county city and community guide website.

Franklin County. Franklin County's Official website.

Official Roster of Ohio Officers. (Ohio Secretary of State)  Roster of officeholders and stall of all levels of government in the state. Includes judges and Boards of Trustees for universities and colleges in the state.

Ohio Counties.  Select the county of interest from the map.  Contains information on County Auditors, Sheriffs, Recorders, Treasurers, Court records, etc. Information available varies by county.

Ohio County Elected Officials Associations (County Commissioners’ Association of Ohio).  Links to various to elected officials by office and county.

Ohio HomeTown Locator.  Gazetteer listing municipalities, zip codes, census data, and physical, historical, etc. features for Ohio’s 88 counties.

Quick Facts. (United States Census Bureau)  Statistics for counties, etc.

State and Local Government on the Net (Ohio).  Select the county of interest.

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Other States

County Websites - Other States (Wowworks.com).  Official state, regional, county, city and community guide website.

Counties (National Association of Counties).  Has interactive county data, including links to county officials and departments, zip code information, etc.

National Association of Counties.  Contains information on policy issues, selected statistical data, interactive county finder map, etc.

Quick Facts. (United States Census Bureau)  Statistics for counties, etc.

State and Local Government on the Net (Other States).  Select State, then county, etc.


Further Reading

2012 Census of Government:  Individual State Descriptions:  2012.  Washington, D.C.:   U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. , September 2013.  Provides for each state information on how they are organized on a local level.  Lists & Structure of Governments.

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