Clinton County Historical Society Welcome

Clinton County Genealogical Society

Become a Member

A chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society, the CCGS was officially chartered in 1989.


Suzanne Madison, President
Leslie Homes, Vice President
Judith Briggs, Recording Secretary
Frances Sharp, Assistant Recording Secretary
Ron Johnson, Treasurer
Jim Hackney, Assistant Treasurer
Mary Ellen Krisher, Corresponding Secretary


Membership in the Clinton County Genealogical Society is $20. The membership year is from January 1 to December 31.  Membership received after September 1 will be applied toward the next calendar year unless we are otherwise instructed. For more information on Membership.

Genealogy/Research Library Hours

The Genealogy/Research Library is housed at the Clinton County History Center, 149 E. Locust Street (PO Box 529), Wilmington, OH 45177.   In 2014, the library will be open Wednesday through Friday from 1:00 until 4:00, and by appointment.   For an appointment, call (937) 382-4684 during library open hours. There is a $5 admission charge for non-members. 

The Clinton Chronicle

A quarterly newsletter published January, April, July and October; The Clinton Chronicle lists upcoming meetings, reports of past meetings, upcoming regional events of genealogical interest, new books received for the genealogy library,  surname queries, and articles of local genealogical interest. An index of all Chronicles is available for researching past issues. Members may submit queries free of charge.

CCGS Meetings

Regular CCGS meetings are 7:30 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month at the Clinton County History Center, 149 E. Locust St., Wilmington, Ohio (unless otherwise noted). Each session includes a topic of interest to society members. See Programs and Events for specifics.