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
Marriage1789 to present
Birth1867 to 1908
Death1867 to 1908


FOR THE RECORDS LISTED ABOVE, CALL THE PROBATE COURT AT (740) 373-6623 ext. 2413.

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

Cost

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.