Harrison County OHGenWeb
History & Genealogy


Harrison county is available for adoption. If you would like to become the coordinator for this county, please contact the State Coordinator

I hope to be able to add more resources to the pages of Harrison County soon, so check back often. I don't live in Harrison County, I can't do lookups, but I will add what I have as time permits.

If you find anything wrong with any of the pages on this site please don't hesitate to let me know. If you have any new ideas of what you would like to see on this site you can also contact the State Coordinator.

Short About

The Harrison County, OHGenWeb is a proud part of the OHGenWeb and The USGenWeb Projects. You can Learn more About us. If Harrison County is not the County your looking for look at The OHGenWeb County Selection Page.

County Facts

Created: February 1, 1813,
Parent County: Jefferson and Tuscarawas Counties
Named for: William Henry Harrison, the ninth President of the United States
County Seat: Cadiz, Ohio

Neighboring County Links


Mailing List

OHHARRISO. A mailing list for anyone wishing to discuss history, research, ancestors relating to Harrison County, Ohio, choose one. You must be a subscriber to post to the list. To subscribe, include the word "subscribe" (without quotes) in the body of an e-mail message to either the mail mode or digest versions. In "mail mode", you will receive each message separately. In "digest mode", you will receive one file with all of the messages for the day (depending on the activity).

This page was last modified: May 28, 2018 7:42 PM.


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