Historical & Current Records
The Records Center has many historical records available for public access as well as current documents. If you need a birth certificate or death record issued after 1908, please contact the Williams County Health Department 419-485-3141.
The Records Center accepts cash, check, or money order. By contacting the Records Center in advance, staff can determine costs. When mailing in a detailed request please contact the records center in advance to determine the cost so you can send a check or money order for the correct amount.
Also any mailed request must include a self addressed stamped envelope with the request so copies can be mailed back. It is beneficial to include an email address with the request so staff may contact you if there are any issues.