Formed 12 Feb 1820, 417 square miles
Parent counties: Darke, Shelby, Williams
Evolution of county from date of formation until it assumed its final form
1 Apr 1820: Erected and attached to Wood until organized
2 Feb 1824: Attached to Williams until organized
18 Mar 1839: Organized
4 Mar 1845: Diminished by formation of Defiance
Paulding County has had three county seats. The first in New Rochester from 1839-1841; the second in Charloe from 1841-1850; and the final in the town of Paulding beginning in 1850.
Federal Population schedules extant from 1830-1940. (1890 missing)
1850 Agricultural; 1850 Industry; 1850 Mortality; 1860 Agricultural; 1860 Industry; 1860 Mortality; 1880 Agricultural; 1880 Industry
Auglaize, Benton, Blue Creek, Brown, Carryall, Crane, Emerald, Harrison, Jackson, Latty, Paulding, and Washington.
Archival District: Bowling Green State University, Center for Archival Collections, Jerome Library, Bowling Green Ohio.
Jana Broglin, OGSF