In 1824 Lorain County was created from parts of Huron, Cuyahoga and Medina Counties. For information around or before that date, you will want to visit those counties.
Elyria is our county seat and Wellington Village is the home of our county fair. The photo above is Lorain Harbor Lighthouse located at the mouth of the Black River.
Lorain County, Ohio is a member of OHGenWeb, USGenWeb, WorldGenWeb and The Ohio Genealogical Society. Visit The USGenWeb Archives for Lorain County and the Ohio State Resources for Researchers
Our Chapter was chartered by OGS in 1983 and membership includes two affiliates; Wellington Genealogical Group and Black River Genealogical Group. In 2008 our Chapter celebrated their 25th Anniversary as a chartered Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society.
Ohio Genealogical Society: "The Ohio Genealogical Society is the largest state genealogical society in the United States.
Its mission is to meet the educational needs of its members and the general public through the acquisition, preservation, and dissemination of genealogical and historical information."