Formed 27 Dec 1818, 496 square miles
Parent counties: Adams and Clermont
Evolution of county from date of formation until it assumed its final form
1 Mar 1818: Erected and organized
27 Oct 1874: Highland-Brown line changed by re-survey. Part attached to Highland
Brown County's first county seat in 1818, was located in Ripley. In 1821, it was moved to Georgetown.
Federal Population schedules extant from 1820-1940. (1890 missing)
1820 Manufacturers; 1850 Agricultural; 1850 Industry; 1860 Agricultural; 1860 Mortality; 1870 Agricultural; 1870 Industry; 1880 Agricultural; 1880 Mortality
Byrd, Clark, Eagle, Franklin, Green, Huntington, Jackson, Jefferson, Lewis, Perry, Pike, Pleasant, Scott, Sterling, Union, and Washington.
Archival District: University of Cincinnati, Archives & Rare Books, Blegen Library
Brown County Courthouse
http://www.browncountyohio.gov/ (This is a link to all county offices. Not all county offices are located in one building.)
Brown County Chapter, OGS, PO Box 83, Georgetown, OH 45121-0083
Jana Broglin, CG, OGSF