Montgomery County Resources

Montgomery County Courts Building,
41 N. Perry Street, Dayton, OH 45402 — (937) 225-4432
Monday through Friday 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays
• Probate Records
• Marriage Records from 1935
• Wills from 1940
• Civil Cases from 1970
Montgomery County Clerk of Courts
41 N. Perry Street County Record Center & Archives
Dayton, Ohio 45422-2150 117 S. Main Street
  Dayton, Ohio 45422-2150
Monday through Friday 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Closed Saturdays, Sundays, and National Holidays
• Naturalization Index Abstract 1815-1930
• Naturalization Index & Docket 1834-1866
• Naturalization Records 1852-1916
Montgomery County Administration Building
451 W. Third Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402, (937) 225-4418
•Vital Statistics
Birth and Death records from 1909
Deed Records from 1805
Tax Records from 1983
Montgomery County Records Center
Reibold Bldg. - 6th Floor, 117 S. Main Street, Dayton, Ohio  45402 - (937) 225-6366
Birth and death records 1867-1908
Marriages 1803-1934, Deeds 1805-1933 (with an index for the deeds to 1907)
Tax Lists 1803-1952
Wills 1805-1939
Court Records 1803-1994
Montgomery County Vital Records
Combined Health District
451 W. 3rd Street, Dayton, OH 45422 - (937) 225-4664
Contains birth and death records from 1909 to present.

Oakwood Vital Statistics
30 Park Avenue, Dayton, OH 45419 - (937)298-0402
Health Dept
40 S Main Street, Dayton, OH 45402 - (937)513-285-6250
Dayton-Montgomery County Public Library
215 E. Third Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402 - (937) 227-9500
Monday thru Friday, 9 to 9; Saturday 9 to 6; Sunday (September -May) 1 to 5
There is a Genealogy Librarian available on Wednesday afternoons from 2 to 6
Parking is available in several lots located on 2nd and on St. Clair Streets, or at parking meters surrounding the Library and Cooper Park block. Parking meters are free after 6:00 pm weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday.
The Genealogy Collection is located in the basement of the Main Library. Librarians are available at the East Reference Desk to help locate materials in the Genealogy area.  Newspaper microfilm is located in the basement.
Some items available:
• Death records 1867-1908 for Dayton (indexed 1867-1881)
• Death records 1867-1908 for Montgomery County (no index)
• Birth records 1867-1908 for Dayton (indexed 1867-1881)
• Birth records 1867-1910 for Montgomery County (indexed 1867-1910)
• Birth Index 1909-1983 (note: Library does not have birth or death records after 1908)
There are many other resources available at the Montgomery County Libray. Please check with the Library's website to see what else is available!
Dayton View Public Library
1515 Salem Ave, Dayton, OH 45406 - (937)227-9504
E C Doren Public Library
701 Troy St., Dayton, OH 45404 - (937)227-9506
Montgomery County Library & Information Network Consortium

Montgomery County Historical Society
The old courthouse, 7 N. Main Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402 - (937) 228-6271
Montgomery County Chapter, OGS
P.O Box 1584, Dayton, Ohio 45401-1584
Publications and Project Page
Wright State University Libraries
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio 45435 - (937) 775-2525
• Wright Brothers' Collection
• Historical Business Records
• 19th Century original County records
Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints Genealogy Library
1500 Shiloh Springs Road, Dayton, Ohio 45426 - (937) 854-4566
3060 Terry Drive, Fairborn, Ohio 45324, (937) 878-9551
Ohio Vital Records

Ohio Department of Health
State Vital Statistics Unit, 246 N High Street, P.O. Box 15098, Columbus, OH 43215-0098 - (614) 466-2531 (recorded message)
Make check or money order payable to the Treasury, State of Ohio.
Uncertified copies of vital records is minimal - copying cost and postage. Indicate the copies are for genealogical use and you will be sent photocopies of the actual original marked "statistical".
Ohio Historical Society
Archives/Library Reference Questions, 1982 Velma Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211 - (614) 297-2510
In addition to birth & death records, other genealogical material available at the OHS includes: marriage records, census records, land entry records, tax lists, city and county directories, county histories, family histories.

Information on this page about Montgomery County resources is courtesy of the Montgomery County Genealogical Society.