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Knox County, OH Public Records

Common Pleas Court
Knox County Clerk of Courts
117 E High St, #201
Mt Vernon, OH 43050 http://www.co.knox.oh.us/
Hours: 8AM-4PM M-F EST
P: 740-393-6788
F: 740-392-3533
No credit cards accepted for record copies or searches, etc.
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil usually over $15,000, Divorce & Dissolutions
Mount Vernon Municipal Court
5 N Gay St
Mount Vernon, OH 43050 www.mountvernonmunicipalcourt.org/
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 740-393-9510
F: 740-393-5349
Credit cards accepted in person and online.
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Traffic, Ordinance
Probate and Juvenile Court
111 E High St, 1st Fl
Mt Vernon, OH 43050 www.co.knox.oh.us/offices/pj/
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 740-393-6798
F: 740-393-6832
Jurisdiction: Probate, Juvenile

Knox County, OH Vital Records

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

Knox County
County Recorder
117 E High St, #114
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
www.co.knox.oh.us/offices/recorder/
8AM-4PM EST
Phone: 740-393-6755
Recorded Documents

Official Knox County Vital Certificates

Knox County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are official hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Knox County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 527.12 sq mi
Population (2009): 59,637
  • Females: 51.0%
  • White: 97.2%
  • Black/African American: 1.1%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.0%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 96.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): 5,134
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.0%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.9%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 13.2%
High School Graduates (2000): 81.8%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 16.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.56
Housing Units (2000): 21,793
Homeownership Rate (2000): 75.7%
Migration Flow to Knox County, OH from (2007-2008):

Knox County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $984,754
  • Construction: $70,390
  • Retail Trade: $65,510
  • Professional and Technical Services: $25,739
  • Healthcare: $104,203
  • Banking: $21,303
  • Retail Trade: $65,510
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $22,173
  • Manufacturing: $311,431
  • Farms: $17,118
  • Government: $139,320
Employed (2000): 25,571
Unemployed (2000): 1,675
Unemployment Rate (2009): 9.6%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $28,455
Local Government Employment (2007): 2,384
Local Government Revenue (2007): $152,361 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $71,897 (thou. dol.)

Knox County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 758
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.9
Deaths (2007): 543
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.2
Infant Deaths (2007): 6
  • Per 1,000 population: 7.9

Knox County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 1
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 0
  • Forcible rape: 1
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 0
Property Crimes (2008): 102
  • Burglary: 21
  • Larceny-Theft: 80
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 1

Knox County Genealogy Records