Wayne County, Ohio Online Historical Directories

Dedicated to my friend, Diana Ritchie, of the Random Relatives genealogy blog.

Expand your research by checking out the Ohio Online Historical Newspapers here.


Links to directories at Ancestry are to the images themselves, which are browsable. Non-subscribers will not be able to view these. Non-subscribers can, however, use the search engine and see a listing of possible results (but no images or further details). To search by name, directory, year, or keyword, go to Ancestry's U.S. City Directories search engine. For more information on how to access subscription websites, read Number 5 on my FAQs page.

In order to view directories at Historic Map Works, you must register (for free). This will give you 10 free credits allowing you to view 10 directories on the site. After you have used your 10 credits, you may either purchase more in increments of $10.00 each (each credit is worth 10 cents), or by purchasing a monthly subscription of $29.95 or a yearly one of $249.95. More info on rates is available here, and a list of available directories is here.

Links to directories at WorldVitalRecords are to the images themselves, which are browsable. Non-subscribers will not be able to view these. Non-subscribers can, however, use the search engine and see a listing of possible results (but no images or further details).  To search by name, location, year, or keyword, go to WorldVitalRecord's Directories search engine.  For more information on how to access subscription websites, read Number 5 on my FAQs page.
 - became the College of Wooster in 1915

 - became the College of Wooster in 1915



Wooster City and Wayne County Directory, Lee, 1900 - $ (WorldVitalRecords)


 - early twentieth century, advertisements for Ford dealership
 - no comprehensive list; names must be extracted from plat maps




Wooster College Directory, YMCA, 1938-9 - Free* (Historic Map Works)





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