Can I get birth or death certificates at the Recorder's Office?

No the Recorder's Office does not hold birth or death records.

BIRTH RECORDS FOR PORTAGE COUNTY, OHIO from the years 1867-1908 can be located at: Portage County Probate Court, Courthouse 203 W. Main Street Ravenna, Ohio 44266 330-297-3870


1909-Present- Records of all other births and deaths in Portage County, Ohio can be located at: Kent City Health Department 414 E. Main Street Kent, Ohio 44240 330-678-8109 330-678-2082 (Fax)