Welcome to the Monroe County History and Genealogy Website

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CDs of important Monroe County record books are now available.  Each page of dozens of Monroe County record books have been photographed and made into CDs.  For a current list of available CDs click here.






  • The Monroe County, Ohio tax records for the year, 1821 -- The names of the taxed citizens are now available for 1821 by clicking on Monroe County, Ohio Tax Records.


  • A database of the latitude and longitude coordinates of selected locations in Monroe County is available.  These coordinates are based on measurements made with Global Positioning System (GPS) units and can locate specific locations to within just a few feet.  Read more about the GPS database or go directly to the database.  If you would like to add data to this database, click here.


  • Data on Specific Cemeteries -- This site has a large section devoted to information on the more than 225 cemeteries that are known to exist in Monroe County.  This cemetery-database can be accessed by going to the Home page and clicking on the "Cemetery" button or by clicking on Cemeteries here or below.  In addition, initial data for newly found cemeteries and cemeteries that have not been previously inventoried an be accessed by clicking on one of the following names:  Free Cemetery in Miltonsburg, OH; Schell Cemetery near Miltonsburg, OH; Un-named Cemetery near Miltonsburg, OH -- this cemetery has several Schell family members


  • 1890 Veterans Census, Monroe County, Ohio -- Along with the 1890 census, schedules were made of Union Civil War veterans or their widows.  These are the Special Schedules of the Eleventh Census (1890) Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War. 



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