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Belmont County, OH Public Records

Common Pleas Court
Belmont County Clerk of Courts
101 W Main St
St Clairsville, OH 43950 www.belmontcountyohio.org/common-...
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 740-695-2121
F: 740-695-5305
No credit cards accepted for record copies or searches, etc.
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil usually over $15,000, Domestic Relations
Restricted Records: No secret criminal records released
Probate court is a separate Division at the same address. Their web page is http://www.belmontcountyprobatecourt.com/index3.php.
County Court Western Division
147 W Main St
St Clairsville, OH 43950 http://www.belmontcountycourts.com/
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 740-695-2875
F: 740-695-7285
No credit cards accepted for record copies or searches, etc.
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Small Claims
For the exact geographical area covered by this court see http://www.belmontcountycourts.com/court-areas-covered.
County Court Eastern Division
400 Imperial Plaza
Bellaire, OH 43906 http://www.belmontcountycourts.com/
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 740-676-4490
F: 740-671-6100
No credit cards accepted for record copies or searches, etc.
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Small Claims
Restricted Records: No sealed or confidential records released
For the exact geographical area covered by this court see http://www.belmontcountycourts.com/court-areas-covered.
County Court Northern Division
400 Imperial Plaza
Bellaire, OH 43906 http://www.belmontcountycourts.com/
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 740-676-4490
F: n/a
No credit cards accepted for record copies or searches, etc.
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Small Claims
This court moved to this address 6/10 which is the same building housing the Eastern Division County Court. For the exact geographical area covered by this court see http://www.belmontcountycourts.com/court-areas-covered.
Probate and Juvenile Courts
101 W. Main Street
St. Clairsville, OH 43950 www.belmontcountyprobatecourt.com/
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 740-699-2144
F: 740-232-1731
Jurisdiction: Probate, Juvenile
The phone number for the Juvenile Court is 740-699-2141

Belmont County, OH Vital Records

Contact the Belmont County Office of the County Recorder if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Belmont County
County Recorder
101 Main St
St. Clairsville, OH 43950
www.belmontcountyohio.org/recorder/
8:30AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 740-695-2121 & 699-2140
Fax: 740-699-2567
Real Estate, Deed, Mortgage

Official Belmont County Vital Certificates

Belmont County Vital Certificates

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Belmont County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 537.35 sq mi
Population (2009): 68,066
  • Females: 50.0%
  • White: 93.8%
  • Black/African American: 4.6%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 93.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): -2,170
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.0%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.8%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 16.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 80.9%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 11.1%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.37
Housing Units (2000): 31,236
Homeownership Rate (2000): 75.0%
Migration Flow to Belmont County, OH from (2007-2008):

Belmont County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,004,481
  • Construction: $66,404
  • Retail Trade: $113,738
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $144,163
  • Banking: $40,881
  • Retail Trade: $113,738
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $38,105
  • Manufacturing: $76,963
  • Farms: $2,631
  • Government: $193,484
Employed (2000): 28,450
Unemployed (2000): 2,170
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.1%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $27,064
Local Government Employment (2007): 3,233
Local Government Revenue (2007): $181,463 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $89,110 (thou. dol.)

Belmont County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 722
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.6
Deaths (2007): 904
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.2
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 2.8

Belmont County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 57
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 19
  • Robbery: 12
  • Aggravated Assault: 26
Property Crimes (2008): 735
  • Burglary: 206
  • Larceny-Theft: 467
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 62

Belmont County Genealogy Records