Research & Genealogy

Research & Genealogy2018-10-03T15:55:46+00:00

Notice, 10/3/18:  Our microfilm machine is currently out of order.  We will update this page when it is available again.  Thank you for your patience.

Our Genealogy Room collection on the second floor of the Main Library is rich in local history and resources. The following is a list of just some of our offerings:

  • Chillicothe Gazette on microfilm back to its beginnings in 1800
  • Chillicothe city directories back to 1858
  • Civil War Rosters of the Union and Confederacy (multi-volume)
  • Census indices for Ohio and Ross County
  • 1820-1930 censuses for Ross and surrounding counties
  • Birth, death, and marriage records for Ross County

For questions and obituary requests, contact us at 740-702-4145 or You may copy the obituaries you need onsite for 10¢ per page, or you may contact us to do it for you for $2.50 per obituary.

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