Genealogy & Local History

Tips for Using the Local History Room

Request Guidelines (no telephone requests are accepted):                                            

  1. Please order no more than five items at a time.

  2. Each order should include your full name, a complete postal or email address, and any pertinent information.

  3. Any item on microfilm (including obituaries & probate court documents) may be sent to you by means of a PDF attachment to an email or by post. In both cases, there is a charge of $3.22 (sales tax included). If the item is more than fifteen pages, the cost is an additional 20 cents per page, plus 7.25% sales tax. Payment may be made by check, money order, credit card, or PayPal. Do not send cash. 

  4. No telephone requests are accepted. Requests may be made:
    • Via email to
    • Via postal mail to:
      Coshocton Public Library
      Local History/Genealogy Department
      655 Main Street
      Coshocton, OH 43812
      • Include self-addressed stamped envelope or email address 

  5. All requests are answered in chronological order as they are received.

  6. Items in paper format (such as family and county histories) may be photocopied. The cost for this is 20 cents per page plus sales tax (and postage if mailed). 

  7. The researcher may visit the Library in person. Copies on site are only 10 cents per page plus sales tax. 

Contact Information:

Karen Wright, Local History/Genealogy Assistant

Visiting Our Area?
You might want to check out these sites:
Coshocton County Historical Markers
Points of Interest in our County
Where to find out about Local History


Historical Newspapers Collection
Obituary Index
All About Our County
Coshocton Tribune Archives
Coshocton Vital Statistics
Starting Your Family History
Family History Index
Index of Estates 1811-1960 (A-G)
Index of Estates 1811-1960 (H-N)
Index of Estates 1811-1960 (O-Z)
Index of Jail Register
Index to Naturalization Documents
Our Genealogy Resources
Our Microfilm Resources
Index of Archived Clippings
Index of Guardian Bonds
Cosh Co Supreme Court 1814-1846 
Probate Court Files
Coshocton Co Genealogy Society
GenWeb Coshocton County
Roscoe Village
The Ohio Genealogical Society
Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
Ohio Memory


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