Welcome to the Licking County Library


Genealogy Family Tree

African American Heritage
Search records, books, serials, and other historical records specific to African Americans to trace your genealogy or to do research.

Ancestry Library Edition
The world’s most popular genealogy collection—with census reports, city directories, public records, military records, immigration and naturalization records, and more. The service must be used within an LCL location. 

A premier collection of historical U.S. military records that brings to life the details of America’s military veterans with stories, photos, and personal documents.

Conduct genealogy and historical research by searching census records, family and local histories, the PERSI archive, Revolutionary War records, Freedman’s Bank applications, and the U.S. Serial Set.

Ohio Memory
Collection of photographs, postcards and other sources of Licking County’s history to the public. Items are added periodically as our work continues, so please check back often. 

Ohio Obituary Index
This resource provides an index to 3,000,000 obituaries, death and marriage notices and other sources from Ohio from the 1810s to the present day. Actual obituaries may be ordered from over 60 partner libraries.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
Use to locate buildings and neighborhoods from 1867 to 1970 and study the growth of towns and cities.
  • Click here to access black & white maps from microfilm
  • Click here to access color maps from the Library of Congress