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This page lists public record sources in Lorain County, Ohio. Additional resources can be found on our Ohio State Public Records page, on city pages, and on topic pages.

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County Info
Lorain County, Ohio Home Page
General information about Lorain County
Population: 294,324
Area: 493 sq. miles
County Seat: Elyria
Area Code(s): 440
Time Zone: Eastern

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Ohio Court Records and other Resources
Links to state and local court records, general Ohio court information, directory of courts, and online resources for courts in Ohio.

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Court Directory and Court Records Info
Directory of court locations in Lorain County, Ohio. Includes local links to searching court records, dockets, legal research, self help, and more.

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Property Search and Mapping
Search for Lorain County property taxes, assessments, parcel maps, and sales history by parcel number, owner name, or address.
Assessor, Auditor
Lorain County Auditor
226 Middle Ave., 2nd Floor, Elyria, OH 44035
Phone: (440) 329-5207

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Recorded Document Search
Search for Lorain County recorded documents including land records, deaths, veterans burials, and UCC filings.
Recorder of Deeds
Lorain County Recorder
Lorain County Administration Building
226 Middle Ave., Elyria, OH 44035
Phone: (440) 329-5148

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Birth and Death Records
View information about requesting certified copies of Lorain County birth and death certificates in person, by mail, or online.

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Lorain County census information summary
Lorain County statistics for population, ethnicity, housing, geography and businesses. From the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Employee Directory
View Lorain County employee phone, fax, and address directories.

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Sheriff's Sales
View upcoming and past Lorain County Sheriff's mortgage foreclosure sales listings.

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Delinquent Taxes and Tax Lien Sales
Lorain County Treasurer
226 Middle Ave., Elyria, OH 44035
Phone: (440) 329-5787 Fax: (440) 329-5267

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Forfeited Land Sale
View Lorain County Auditor's forfeited land sale properties (when available), rules and instructions, and a list of properties auctioned off at the previous sale.

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Historical Documents
Search for historical documents from Lorain County Records Retention Center including early birth and death records, Auditor's tax duplicate books, early years tax duplicates, Commissioners agendas, minutes, and other miscellaneous records. Search by document type and year.

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Genealogy Records
View Lorain County genealogy records including biographies, births, cemetery burials, census records, deaths, military records, obituaries and death notices, newspaper gleanings and miscellaneous data.

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Inmate Records
View a list of current inmates at the Lorain County Jail, a list of current inmates with court and bond information, bookings for the current and previous day, and releases from the current and previous day. Details include name age, book date, arresting department, and charges.
Sheriff's Office and Jail
Lorain County Sheriff's Office and Jail
9896 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, OH 44035
Phone: (440) 329-3709 Inmate Information: (440) 329-3770

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Offender Search
Search for offenders currently incarcerated in an Ohio prison or offenders who are currently under Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction supervision. Details include name, photo, number, date of birth, admission date, status, offenses, and sentence information.

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Inmate Search
Search for Lorain County inmate records through Vinelink. Search by offender ID or name. Details include offender name, date of birth, offender ID, custody status, reporting agency, current location, and scheduled release date.

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Government Jobs
View Lorain County government job openings and employment information.

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Commissioners Proclamations
View Lorain County Board of Commissioners proclamations from 2009 to present.

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Marriage Licenses
View requirements for obtaining a Lorain County marriage license.

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Marriage Records Search
Search Lorain County marriage records by name or license number.

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Public Health Inspections
Search for Ohio health department inspection reports by county, establishment name, and business type.

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Registered Sex Offenders
Search for registered sex offenders in Lorain County by address or name. Details include name, photo, aliases, registration number, physical description, address, offenses, and conviction dates.

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Agendas and Minutes
View Lorain County Commissioners meeting agendas and minutes from 2009 to present.

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Public Notices
View Lorain County public notices, requests for proposals, requests for qualifications, public bid opportunities, bid opening results, tabulations and contracts awarded to vendors.

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Dog Tag Search
Search for the owner of a Lorain County licensed dog by license year and license number.

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Unclaimed Funds
View Lorain County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas latest unclaimed funds listing.

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Voter and Election Information
View information about Lorain County voter registration, absentee voting, becoming a poll worker, and upcoming elections.

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Election Results
View Lorain County election results from 2000 to present.

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