Place:Geauga, Ohio, United States

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Geauga County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 93,389. The county seat is Chardon. The county is named for a Onondaga or Seneca language word meaning 'raccoon', originally the name of the Grand River.

Geauga County is part of the Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

In 2008, Forbes Magazine ranked Geauga County as the fourth best place in America to raise a family.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1795 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1803 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1806 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1806 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1806 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1867 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1810 2,917
1820 7,791
1830 15,813
1840 16,297
1850 17,827
1860 15,817
1870 14,190
1880 14,251
1890 13,489
1900 14,744
1910 14,670
1920 15,036
1930 15,414
1940 19,430
1950 26,646
1960 47,573
1970 62,977
1980 74,474
1990 81,129

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Geauga County, Ohio, United States

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Resources

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source: Family History Library Catalog


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