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Van Wert County, OH Public Records

Common Pleas Court
305 Courthouse
121 E Main St
Van Wert, OH 45891 http://www.vwcommonpleas.org
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 419-238-6935
F: 419-238-4760
Major credit cards accepted.
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil usually over $15,000, Juvenile, Domestic Relations
Restricted Records: All records public
Van Wert Municipal Court
124 S Market
Van Wert, OH 45891 www.vanwert.org/municipal-court.h...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 419-238-5767
F: 419-238-5865
Visa/MC accepted.
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $15,000, Small Claims, Eviction, Traffic, Ordinance
Probate Court
108 E Main St
Annex
Van Wert, OH 45891
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 419-238-0027
F: 419-238-7315
Jurisdiction: Probate
Probate is a separate Division of the Common Pleas Court

Van Wert County, OH Vital Records

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

Van Wert County
County Recorder
121 E Main St, Rm 206
Courthouse
Van Wert, OH 45891
vanwertcounty.org/recorders-office/
8:30AM-5PM M; 8:30AM-4PM T-F EST
Phone: 419-238-2558
Fax: 419-238-5410
Recorded Documents

Official Van Wert County Vital Certificates

Van Wert County Vital Certificates

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Van Wert County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 410.09 sq mi
Population (2009): 28,496
  • Females: 51.1%
  • White: 97.6%
  • Black/African American: 1.1%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 2.2%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 95.5%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,163
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.7%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.8%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 8.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 86.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 12.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.52
Housing Units (2000): 12,363
Homeownership Rate (2000): 81.7%
Migration Flow to Van Wert County, OH from (2007-2008):

Van Wert County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $511,399
  • Construction: $15,104
  • Retail Trade: $31,740
  • Professional and Technical Services: $7,727
  • Healthcare: $58,690
  • Banking: $40,492
  • Retail Trade: $31,740
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $7,822
  • Manufacturing: $187,724
  • Farms: $9,723
  • Government: $72,020
Employed (2000): 14,583
Unemployed (2000): 754
Unemployment Rate (2009): 14.7%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $30,053
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,395
Local Government Revenue (2007): $82,150 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $44,765 (thou. dol.)

Van Wert County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 404
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.0
Deaths (2007): 293
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.1
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 5.0

Van Wert County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 29
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 10
  • Robbery: 5
  • Aggravated Assault: 13
Property Crimes (2008): 895
  • Burglary: 213
  • Larceny-Theft: 671
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 11

Van Wert County Genealogy Records