Portage County Records

Search for Portage County OH county records. County records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records, marriage licenses, divorce records, property tax records, property ownership, historical records, genealogical research, property titles, property deeds, county maps, county taxes, county zones, school boundaries, and more.


Clerk Offices are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of county records. These include vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage records, divorce records, and death certificates, which can be useful for proving identity or for conducting genealogical research. They may also keep documents related to property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Clerk Office is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Aurora City Clerk Aurora OH 130 South Chillicothe Road 44202 330-995-4427

Garrettsville Village Clerk Garrettsville OH 8213 High Street 44231 330-527-4424

Mogadore Clerk Mogadore OH 135 South Cleveland Avenue 44260 330-628-6295

Portage County Clerk Ravenna OH PO Box 1035 44266 330-297-3644


Historical Societies are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with genealogical research. They may also have photographs, historical maps, historical laws, and other records for their location and the people who lived there. Historical Societies may provide online access to their county records.

Aurora Ohio Historical Society Aurora OH 115 East Pioneer Trail 44202 330-995-3336

Kent Ohio Historical Society Kent OH 234 South Water Street 44240 330-678-2712

Portage County Ohio Historical Society Ravenna OH 6549 North Chestnut Street 44266 330-296-3523

The Mogadore Historical Society Mogadore OH 87 South Cleveland Avenue 44260 330-628-4959

Windham Ohio Historical Society Windham OH 9001 North Main Street 44288 330-326-2368


Town and City Halls are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage license records, divorce records, and death certificates. These can be used as proof of identity, in applications for government services, or for performing genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may also keep documents on property ownership, property taxes and tax assessments, and maps for their jurisdiction that include zones, property boundaries, and school boundaries. Town and City Halls often make county records available online.

Brimfield Township Town Hall Kent OH 1333 Tallmadge Road 44240 330-678-0739

Charlestown Town Hall Ravenna OH 6368 Rock Spring Road 44266 330-296-7003

Deerfield Town Hall Deerfield OH 1450 Ohio 14 44411 330-654-2980

Freedom Town Hall Ravenna OH 8966 Ohio 700 44266 330-527-4750

Streetsboro City Hall Streetsboro OH 2094 Ohio 303 44241 330-626-2856


Auditor Offices are responsible for providing oversight for government agencies. As part of this job, Auditors evaluate the performance of government agencies and their compliance with laws, rules, and regulations, and they also investigate corruption and fraudulent activities. Auditor Offices maintain a number of records related to their function, including audit reports, government evaluation reports, corruption reports, and fraud investigations. They often produce annual or semi-annual reports on a number of agencies within the county government. Auditor Offices typically make county records available on their website.

Portage County Auditor Ravenna OH 449 South Meridian Street 44266 330-297-3578


Assessor Offices determine the appraisal value of the taxable property within a county or local jurisdiction, which is used to assess the property taxes owed by residents. Assessors also keep a number of property-related documents, including records on property tax assessments, property appraisals, tax liens, foreclosures, and property tax payments. These records include information about current and former owners of a property, the property's size and location, zones and use regulations, and transfers of the property ownership. Assessors may make county records available through their website.

Portage County Auditor's Office Ravenna OH 449 South Meridian Street 44266 330-297-3565


Recorders of Deeds keep a range of real estate ownership documents for a county or local government as part of their job to ensure the accuracy of property, land, and property tax records. The Recorder of Deeds has county records on property ownership, transfers of property including deeds and titles, and property tax records such as property appraisals, tax assessments, and tax liens or foreclosures. These documents contain information about the previous and current property owners, descriptions of the property, and property sales. Recorders of Deeds may provide online access to their county records.

Portage County Recorder of Deeds Ravenna OH 449 South Meridian Street 44266 330-297-3553


Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices are responsible for collecting local taxes and disbursing the funds. This can include property taxes, business taxes, and other county or local taxes. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices maintain a number of property-related county records, including property tax assessments, property appraisals, property ownership records, and any tax liens or foreclosures. They may also maintain records on property transfers and sales, including titles and deeds, which list the former and current owners as well as information on the property itself. Treasurer and Tax Collector Offices may provide online access to their county records.

Portage County Treasurer's Office Ravenna OH 449 South Meridian Street 44266 330-297-3586