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Probate Court Records
Available Records
The Court maintains the following records that are open to the public during business hours:

Type of Record

Years Available

Estates, Guardianships, Trusts, Misc.

1789 to present


1789 to present


1867 to 1908


1867 to 1908

Births & Deaths After 1908
For birth and death records after 1908 contact the Washington County Health Department by phone at (740) 374-2782 or in person/by mail at:
342 Muskingum Dr.
Marietta, OH 45750

The cost for certified birth/death records through Probate Court is $5. The cost for a certified marriage record is $5.

We do not accept personal checks. Payment should be made in cash or money order made payable to Washington County Probate Court. Requests by mail should include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Closed Records
While most Probate Court records are open to the public, Ohio law closes records pertaining to mental illness and adoptions.

Washington County Probate Court

Courthouse Annex
205 Putnam St.
Marietta, OH 45750

Ph: (740) 373-6623 ext. 253
Fax: (740) 376-7425

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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