Athens County Probate Records

Search for Athens County OH probate records. A probate record search provides information on wills, estate distributions, heirs, surviving dependents, creditors, court ordered distributions, probate petitions, estate accounts, estate inventories, and genealogical information.


Athens County Clerks maintain and preserve important records for a county or local jurisdiction in Athens County OH. This can include probate records, which may date back decades or centuries. Athens County probate records include information on the distribution of an estate, named heirs, any creditors, and any dependents. These records can include documents on bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be useful for Athens County genealogical research, as they establish a range of important personal information about the deceased individual, including previous residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. The Clerk's Office may provide online access to Athens County probate records through a searchable database.

Athens County Clerk Athens OH 1002 East State Street 45701 740-592-3242

Lee Township Clerk Albany OH 4744 Factory Road 45710 740-698-7068


Athens County Courts are judicial bodies that operate at the federal, state, and local level to resolve legal disputes, including civil matters such as probate cases in Athens County OH. During an Athens County probate case, courts create and preserve records on the will, including records on the distribution of estates, named heirs, creditors, and any dependents. Athens County Courts also maintain records on petitions, bonds, accounts, and inventories taken during the probate process, as well as any court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records can be an important source for genealogical research, because they contain important personal information about the deceased individual, including occupations, Athens County land ownership, military service, residences, and any adoptions. Courts may provide online access to Athens County probate records.

Albany Mayor's Court Albany OH 5153 Alton Street 45710 740-698-6127

Amesville Mayor's Court Amesville OH 14500 Highway 329 45711 740-448-2411

Athens Common Pleas Court Athens OH 1 South Court Street 45701 740-592-3236

Athens Municipal Court Athens OH 8 East Washington Street 45701 740-592-3328

Buchtel Mayor's Court Nelsonville OH 17645 Bank Street 45764 740-753-1036

Chauncey Mayor's Court Chauncey OH 42 Highway 13 45719 740-797-2031

Coolville Mayor's Court Coolville OH 126 Main Street 45723 740-667-7349

Glouster Mayor's Court Glouster OH 16 Front Street 45732 740-767-4154

Jacksonville Mayor's Court Glouster OH 5 3rd Street 45732 740-767-2448

Nelsonville Mayor's Court Nelsonville OH 40 West Canal Street 45764

Trimble Mayor's Court Trimble OH Congress St 45782 740-767-2341


Athens County Archives collect and preserve documents and other records that have historic value in Athens County OH. This may include Athens County probate records that date back decades or even centuries. These probate records contain a range of important information, including the distribution of the estate, heirs named in the will, any creditors, and surviving dependents. The Athens County public records may also include bonds, petitions, accounts, and inventories created during the probate process, as well as court orders, decrees, and distributions. Probate records are an important source for genealogical research, as they provide personal information about the deceased individual, including the names of children and spouses, residences, occupations, land ownership, military service, and any adoptions. Archives may provide online access to Athens County probate records through searchable databases.

Athens Ohio University Archive Athens OH 30 Park Place 45701 740-593-2710