Our Genealogy Department houses hundreds of volumes on Darke County and Ohio history, including family history books and local high school yearbooks. The Genealogy Room is open for patrons to use at their convenience during our regular business hours. For those needing assistance or for out-of-state requests, contact Carolyn at (937) 548-3915.
Church, Bible, Surname Books & Files
This collection focuses on information about family descendants and histories. Can only be accessed in our Genealogy Room.
Directories, Plat Maps & Atlases
Documented rural and town addresses
and mapped land ownership from all
over Darke County.
Local History & Area Community Books
Information from Darke County towns highlighting businesses, events, and
Ohio Web Library Databases
Digitized, searchable records including military, census, marriage, death, etc., from a number of credible sources including Ancestry, Heritage Quest, and more!
A number of varied resources including Dawes Records, Immigration Books, Ohio History, Indian History & records from surrounding counties and states.
Cemetery & Funeral Home Books
Cemetery and funeral home records from around Darke County. Can only be accessed in our Genealogy Room.
Digitized exhibits hosted online of special collections that are owned by or have been shared with our library.
GPL is a FamilySearch affiliate library, offering privileges to limited-access, digital genealogical collections.
Microfilm & Microfiche
Searchable, preserved copies of many local newspapers, including birth, death, census, estate, will, and marriage records. Darke county newspapers included.
Annuals from most of the local schools in Darke County, including all of Greenville beginning with 1911.