Formed 7 Feb 1809, 475 square miles
Parent counties: Portage and Geauga
Evolution of county from date of formation until it assumed its final form
7 Feb 1809: Erected and attached to Portage and Geauga until organization
1 May 1810: Attached to Cuyahoga until organization
22 Jan 1811: Boundary established between Huron and Cuyahoga
18 Feb 1812: Boundary established between Huron and Cuyahoga
1 Apr 1815: Organized and part of Indian Lands attached
1 Apr 1820: Diminished by formation of counties in Indian Lands
26 Dec 1822: Part of Lorain attached temporarily until organization
16 Mar 1838: Part of Erie attached temporarily until organization
16 Mar 1838: Diminished by organization of Erie
24 Feb 1846: Diminished by formation of Ashland
Huron County had its first county seat in the town of Avery. In 1818, it was located in Norwalk.
Federal Population schedules extant from 1820-1940. (1890 missing)
1820 Manufacturers (part of Wayne, Coshocton, and Tuscarawas); 1850 Agricultural; 1850 Industry; 1850 Mortality; 1860 Agricultural, 1860 Mortality; 1870 Agricultural; 1870 Industry; 1880 Agricultural; 1880 Defective, Dependent, and Delinquent
Bronson, Clarksfield, Fairfield, Fitchville, Greenfield, Greenwich, Hartland, Lyme, New Haven, New London, Norwalk, Norwich, Peru, Richmond, Ridgefield, Ripley, Sherman, Townsend, and Wakeman.
Archival District: Bowling Green State University, Center for Archival Collections, Jerome Library, Bowling Green Ohio.
Jana Broglin, OGSF