The SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO serves the southern half of the State and comprises forty-eight (48) counties. The Eastern Division sits at Columbus and the Western Division at Cincinnati and Dayton, all with fully staffed Clerk's offices, courtrooms and resident judicial officers.
The seat of court at COLUMBUS serves Athens, Belmont, Coschocton, Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Gallia, Guernsey, Harrison, Hocking, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Licking, Logan, Madison, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Union, Vinton, and Washington counties. (Click HERE for Maps and Directions to the Columbus Courthouse.)
The seat of court at CINCINNATI serves Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, Lawrence, Scioto, and Warren counties. (Click HERE for Maps and Directions to the Cincinnati Courthouse.)
The seat of court at DAYTON serves Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby counties. (Click HERE for Maps and Directions to the Dayton Courthouse.)