Thursday, April 26, 2012

NV/Clinton/Highland County related websites

Updated 4/26/12

Digitalized [Hillsboro] News-Herald searchable local paper from 1886-1914.

A variety of websites exist pertinent to those interested in the history of New Vienna, Clinton and Highland Counties.  Here are a few I have found especially interesting and/or useful:

Clinton County Biographies, Ohio Genealogy Express most from History of Clinton County, Ohio, pub. 1915

Clinton County Ohio Obituary Collection

Historical Maps of Clinton County (County Engineer's GIS office)

Clinton County Resource Guide, especially the history section (WNJ)

History of Clinton County by Pliny Durant, published in 1870s, partly scanned.

History of Clinton County, [Not Working, will try to find a new link] published by W.H. Beers and Co. 1916 via Heritage Pursuit, only partially available -- 11/13/11 no longer a valid website

History of Clinton County, Green Township 1882 by C.C. Bowers

New Vienna History by Olive S. Brown and Gretchen Huffman (VanPratt website)

Clinton County Bicentennial 1810-2010 Home Page
Clinton County Bicentennial Timeline
Clinton County Bicentennial Township Histories

Clinton County Board of Elections - current elected officials and historical election results (but only back to 1999)

1916 property ownership map of Highland County on

Highland County, Ohio - Maps and Gazetteers

Highland County -Careytown, Penn Township

Highland County Business History Appalachian info includes famous residents, major employers, bit of history

History of the Early Settlement of Highland County (digital book)

Genealogy Sites (Hiestand)

Highway/early roads
Pioneer Migration Routes through Ohio
Kanawha Trace

Highland Pioneer Sketches & Family Genealogies by Elsie Johnson Ayres partially transcribed at

OhioPix Picturing Ohio's History: Selections from the Ohio Historical Society's Collection (no entries for New Vienna, but you can search "Clinton County," "Highland County," Wilmington, Hillsboro, etc.)

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