Vital Records

Ohio Department of Health

All legal vital records collected by the Ohio Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics are the data source for many important statistical measures used in public health. Copies of Portage County birth and death records dating back to 1909 are maintained at the Kent City Health Department and are available to the public.

Birth & Death Records

Find out how to obtain certified copies of Ohio Birth or Portage County Death Records. For birth/death records outside of Ohio, visit the National Center for Health Statistics' Vital Records page.

Marriage Records

All marriages recorded in Portage County, Ohio are located at:
Portage County Probate Court
203 West Main Street
Ravenna, Ohio 44266
Phone: 330-297-3870

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