Athens County Vital Records (Ohio)

Athens County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Athens County, OH. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Athens County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Athens County birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for Athens County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Athens County Clerk Athens OH 1002 East State Street 45701 740-592-3242

Lee Township Clerk Albany OH 4744 Factory Road 45710 740-698-7068


Athens County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Athens County, OH. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Athens County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Athens County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Athens City-County Health Department Athens OH 278 West Union Street 45701 740-592-4431


Athens County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Athens County, OH. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain public records such as Athens County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Athens County Medical Examiner & Coroner Athens OH 959 East State Street 45701 740-593-2249

Vinton County Medical Examiner & Coroner Albany OH 73014 Harkins Chapel Road 45710 740-352-5111