The location of birth records in Ottawa Co., OH is at the County courthouse in Port Clinton and the archives in Bowling Green. Birth records in the county did not start until 1867.
The records at the courthouse come in three different forms. The actual birth records that run from 1867 to present, general index of births 1867 to present and index to births that run from 1876 to 1890. The archives has the same records, but they run only to 1908. Records at the archives are on microfilm.
Birth records are important documents for finding the date of birth, parents name, place of birth and sex. These provide valuable information in your genealogical research. Please be sure to maintain copies of this document to help in proving out your lineage.