Fulton County, Ohio 
Resources & Addresses
Health Department / Vital Statistics
For current Birth & Death Certificates 
(in the 1900's, a few earlier)
Fulton Co Health Dept.
606 S. Shoop Ave
Wauseon, OH 43567

Phone: 419-337-0915

Fulton County Records Center

access may be limited - see notice below

For Birth & Death Records 
Fulton County Records begin in 1867. 
For Marriage Records and Wills
Marriage Records and Wills were lost in the courthouse fire of 1864. 
There are a very few marriage records that were re-registered.


Fulton County Recorders Office
(Fulton County Records Center)
152 S. Fulton Street - Admin. Bldg.
Wauseon, OH 43567



As of August 31, 2009  the Fulton County Records Center will be closed due to budget cuts.  For those needing assistance with records search you will need to contact the Fulton County Recorders Office at 419-337-9232. The staffing will be limited and there may be times or even days when staff will not be available due to the priority of the primary business conducted by the Recorders office. Therefore it would be greatly appreciated and advisable for all those planning to do research or lookups at the Fulton County Records Center to please call in advance to make sure that someone will be available to help.

Right across the road from the old courthouse with clocktower
Click here for a printable instruction page on How  & Where to obtain Fulton County Records??

Fulton County Administration Building on South Fulton Street

The Records Center, FGS Library and the Center for Archival Collection in Bowling Green
all hold microfilm records from the old county infirmary known by many as the "County Poorhouse"
Click here to see what records are available

Records prior to 1850 may be available in Lucas, Williams or
Henry Counties as Fulton County was not formed until 1850 
and was comprised of parts of these three counties.
Courthouse For Land Transactions
There are also Lucas County transfers available.
These records were also lost in the courthouse fire of 1864.
Fulton County  Recorder's Office
152 S. Fulton St.
Wauseon, OH 43567 
This office is in the new Administration Building

phone: 419-337-9232

The Fulton County Courthouse
Fulton County Libraries
They have resources available for searching local family histories, most newspapers 
are on microfilm, as are census records and various other local publications 
combined with materials donated by various families 
Wauseon Public Library
117 E. Elm St.
Wauseon OH 43567
phone: 419-335-6626
Fax: 419-335-0642 

Wauseon Public Library Webpages

Delta Public Library
402 Main St
Delta, OH 43515
phone: 419-822-3110
Fax: 419-822-5310

419-822-5200 (Dial-a-Story)

Delta Public Library Webpages

Swanton Public Library
305 Chestnut St. 
Swanton, OH 43558
phone: 419-826-2760
Fax: 419-826-1020
E-mail:  swantonpl@email.com

Swanton Public Library Webpages

Archbold Community Library

205 Stryker St.
Archbold, OH  43502

ph. 419.446.2783
fax 419.446.2142

Archbold Community Library Webpages

Local History Collection

email address for the library:


Joyce Klingelsmith

Fayette Normal 
Memorial Library
301 North Eagle Street
P.O. Box 100
Fayette, Ohio 43521-0100
 Phone: 419-237-2115
 Fax: 419-237-2002

Fayette Public Library Webpages

Established in 1883 the 13th oldest historical 
society in Ohio.  We invite you to visit the 
Fulton County Historical Society's
Fulton County Historical Museum

229 Monroe Street
Wauseon, OH 43567
phone: 419-337-7922


Museum Hours:


June 1 ? September 2 -  Ending soon!

Tuesdays: 1 - 7 pm (Cruise Nights)
Wed. - Friday: 10 am - 4 pm
Saturdays: 10 am - 2 pm


Fall Museum Hours


Starting Friday, September 10
Tuesdays and Fridays from 10 am - 4 pm
Saturdays, from 10 am - 2 pm.


   Admission for Museum & Depot 
                 Members:    Free admission
Adult:          $3.00
Senior:        $2.00
Students:    $1.00

Group and Individual Tours
Anytime by Appointment


1896 Lake Shore & Michigan 
Southern Railroad Depot

The depot is open Tuesday evenings 
6:00 p.m. till 9:00 p.m. May through August in 
conjunction with cruise night in downtown Wauseon.
Located on Depot St. downtown Wauseon, Ohio.

For tours, contact 
Gene Vanderbunt at: 419-335-0406
or Henry Pelton at: 419-875-6892

1861 Reighard Blacksmith Shop &
1838 Heman Canfield Log Cabin

The blacksmith shop and the log cabin are open during the 
Fulton County Fair and for other