Franklin County Vital Records (Ohio)

Franklin County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Franklin County, OH. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Franklin County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Franklin 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 Franklin County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Franklin County Clerk Columbus OH 373 South High Street 43215 614-525-3621

Franklin County Clerk Columbus OH 1970 West Broad Street 43223 614-525-3090

Grandview Heights Clerk Columbus OH 1016 Grandview Avenue 43212 614-481-6205

Hilliard City Clerk Hilliard OH 3800 Municipal Way 43026 614-876-7361

New Albany Village Clerk New Albany OH 99 W Main St 43054 614-855-8577

Perry Township Clerk Dublin OH 7125 Sawmill Road 43016 614-889-2669

Prairie Township Clerk Columbus OH 23 Maple Drive 43228 614-878-3317

Westerville Clerk Westerville OH 21 South State Street 43081 614-901-6410


Franklin County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Franklin County, OH. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Franklin County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Franklin 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.

Columbus Health Department Columbus OH 1555 Bryden Road 43205 614-645-8320

Columbus Public Health Columbus OH 240 Parsons Avenue 43215 614-645-7417

Franklin County Board Of Health Columbus OH 280 East Broad Street, 200 43215 614-462-3160

Ohio Department Of Health Columbus OH 246 North High Street 43215 614-466-3543

Ohio Health Department Columbus OH 225 Neilston Street 43215 614-466-2531

Franklin County Marriage License Offices provide marriage licenses to couples who plan to marry in Franklin County, OH. They are typically a division of the local county clerk or the health department. Marriage License Offices also maintain copies of marriage licenses, which are public Franklin County vital records. Franklin County Marriage License Offices provide online search tools to locate marriage licenses. To access older marriage licenses, you may need to apply in person or by mail.

Franklin County Marriage License Columbus OH 373 South High Street 43215 614-525-3108

Ohio Marriage License Columbus OH Bureau Of Vital Statistics, Ohio Department Of Health, 35 East Chestnut Street, 6Th Floor, P.O. Box 15098 43215 614-466-2531


Franklin County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Franklin 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 Franklin County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Franklin County Medical Examiner & Coroner Columbus OH 520 King Avenue 43201 614-525-5290


Franklin County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Franklin County, OH. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Franklin County vital records. You can find Franklin County birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Canal Winchester City Hall Canal Winchester OH 10 North High Street 43110 614-834-5107

Canal Winchester Town Hall Canal Winchester OH 10 N High St 43110 614-837-7478

Columbus City Hall Columbus OH 90 West Broad Street 43215 614-645-7671

Dublin City Hall Dublin OH 5200 Emerald Parkway 43017 614-410-4437

Grove City City Hall Grove OH 4035 Broadway 43123

Groveport Town Hall Groveport OH 648 Main St 43125 614-836-3333

Hilliard City Hall Hilliard OH 3800 Municipal Way 43026 614-876-7361

Reynoldsburg City Hall Reynoldsburg OH 7232 East Main Street 43068 614-866-6391