Records Center

When requesting documents, please send as much information as possible along with a self-addressed, stamped envelop. Make checks or money orders out to Knox County Probate Courts.
Processing time varies. Efforts are made to provide answers within one to two weeks depending on the number of documents asked for. As a County Office, the Records Center is not permitted to complete family searches and can only answer specific requests.

Genealogy Information:

Birth Records

1867 – 1908

Death Records

1867 – 1908

Marriage Records

1808 – Current

Probate Indexes

1808 – Current

Closed Cases (On Film)

1950 – Current

Cemetery Books:

Will Books

1808 – 1956

Naturalization Records

Veterans Burial Cards

Cost of Copies

.50¢ per page (Uncertified)

$3.00 per page (Certified)

Birth and Death Records after 1908 can be located at:
Knox County Health Department
11660 Upper Gilchrist Road
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
Phone: 740-392-2200

Recorder's Office

117 East High Street, Suite 114
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050
Phone: (740) 393-6755
Office Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Closed weekends and holidays
Tara Stiltner



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