Births and deaths that have occurred since 1909 in Geauga County are registered with the Vital Statistics office of Geauga Public Health. Records for births and deaths were not kept in the State of Ohio until 1909. The Geauga County Public Library at 110 E. Park St., Chardon, Ohio 44024, houses records from 1867 to 1908. You can reach the genealogy department by calling (440) 285-7601.
Certified copies of birth and death records are available in our office, by mail or online for $23.00 each. Only cash or check is accepted at the office. Credit cards can be processed online or by phone for an additional fee.
To request a certificate either visit the office in person or send your request with a self-addressed stamped envelope and a check or money order payable to Geauga Public Health and mail to:
Geauga Public Health
Attn: Vital Statistics
470 Center St. Bldg. #8
Chardon, OH 44024
For birth certificates and death records, please use this form for birth and death requests.
For further information call (440) 279-1902.