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  • Kent Municipal Court - 303 East Main Street, Kent, Ohio 44240
    Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday     Phone: 330-678-9170  Fax: 330-677-9944
     
  • Portage County Recorder's Office  - Portage County Administration Building, 4th. Floor
  • Portage County Auditor's Office -  Portage County Administration Building, 5th. Floor
MARRIAGE RECORDS

Marriage Records for Portage County are located in the Portage County Probate Court, Courthouse, 203 W. Main St., Ravenna, Ohio 44266, Phone: 330-297-3870. They begin about the year 1808. There is an alphabetical card index system which lists the couple by the man's last name and the woman's maiden name.

Records prior to 1898 list names, date of ceremony, person performing the ceremony and sometimes the couple's place of residence. After 1898, the cards also list the age, date and place of birth, residence, occupation, parents' names and previous marriages. Certified copies are available. There is a fee.

DIVORCE RECORDS

Divorce Records are located in the office of the Clerk of Courts of the Common Pleas Court, Courthouse, 203 W. Main St., Ravenna, Ohio 44266, Phone: 330-297-3475, and are indexed by the names of the husband and wife. Copies of all court records are available for a fee.

ESTATE RECORDS

Estate Records for persons whose last place of residence was Portage County, Ohio are located in the Portage County Probate Court, Courthouse, 203 W. Main St., Ravenna, Ohio 44266, Phone: 330-297-3870. The records begin with the year 1817 and are indexed in alphabetical order by the person's last name. Copies of these records are available for a fee.

GUARDIANSHIP RECORDS

Guardianship Records for persons whose last place of residence was Portage County, Ohio are located in the Portage County Probate Court, Courthouse, 203 W. Main St., Ravenna, Ohio 44266, Phone: 330-297-3870. The records begin with the year 1817 and are indexed in alphabetical order by the person's last name. Copies of these records are available for a fee.

BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS
  • 1867 – 1908   Birth/Death Records are located at:

Portage County Probate Court
203 W. Main Street
Ravenna, OH 44266
Phone: 330-297-3870
 

  • 1908 – Present   Birth records occurring within the State of Ohio are located at:

Ravenna City Health Department
530 N. Freedom
Ravenna, OH 44266-1215
Phone: 330-296-4478
Fax: 330-296-4038
http://www.ci.ravenna.oh.us/Departments/Health/VitalStatistics.aspx

Kent City Health Department
325 South DePeyster
Kent, OH 44240
Phone: 330-678-8109
Fax: 330-678-2082
http://www.kentohio.org/dep/health.asp

 

  • 1908 – Present   Death Records occurring in Portage County (excluding Ravenna City) are located at:

Kent City Health Department
325 South DePeyster
Kent, OH 44240
Phone: 330-678-8109
Fax: 330-678-2082
http://www.kentohio.org/dep/health.asp

 

  • 1908 – Present   Death records occurring within the Ravenna City limits (including Robinson Memorial Hospital) are located at:

Ravenna City Health Department
530 N. Freedom
Ravenna, OH 44266-1215
Phone: 330-296-4478
Fax: 330-296-4038
http://www.ci.ravenna.oh.us/Departments/Health/VitalStatistics.aspx

 

PLEASE NOTE:
PLEASE NOTE: THERE ARE NO RECORDS AT THE PORTAGE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT.

 


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