• Celebrating 200 Years!

    On February 12, 1820 the Ohio Legislature authorized the creation of Wood County.

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    The official website for the government of Wood County in Ohio.

  • Welcome

    The official website for the government of Wood County in Ohio.

  • Welcome

    The official website for the government of Wood County in Ohio.

  • Welcome

    The official website for the government of Wood County in Ohio.

Wood County Court-Appointed Special Advocates Wanted!

Please join the Wood County CASA Coordinator, Kara Svendsen, at our Virtual Volunteer Information Session to learn the role of CASA volunteers and how you can become involved in Wood County. Click the Zoom link below on January 6 at 12 PM

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Spirit of Wood County Awards, November 7th

The Wood County Commissioners will recognize eight individuals from across the county with the 2021 Spirit of Wood County Awards on November 7th at 2 p.m. in the Alvin L. Perkins Atrium, at the Wood County Courthouse Complex.

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Wood County Title Office Change of Hours

Effective November 1, 2021 the Wood County Clerk of Courts Title Office will adopt the following hours of operation:

Monday 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Tuesday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Wednesday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Thursday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Please note that the Title Office will be closed on Saturdays.

These hours are being implemented on a trial basis and will be reviewed after six months.

County Offices to Observe Juneteenth on July 2, 2021

The Wood County Commissioners, Doris Herringshaw, Craig LaHote, and Ted Bowlus, on Thursday, agreed that most Wood County government offices will be closed on Friday, July 2, 2021, in observance of the Juneteenth Holiday. While the actual holiday was Saturday, June 19, and would have been observed by the County offices on June 18, the manner in which it was declared by the President and the Governor unfortunately left no time for preparation.

Wood County government will observe Juneteenth on June 19, annually beginning in 2022 and each year thereafter.

Dog Shelter Closure

The Wood County Dog Shelter will be closed on Friday, July 2, 2021 through Monday, July 5, 2021 due to the holiday weekend:

The following services are available online:

Dog License Sales

Viewing adoptable dogs

For additional information, please contact the Wood County Dog Shelter by calling, (419) 354-9242.

State of the County Address

The Board of County Commissioners is pleased to present the 2021 State of the County Address. Many thanks to the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce for their assistance. To watch the speech, please click on this link:

County Address via YouTube

Courthouse Visitation COVID-19 Guidelines

The Courthouse Complex remains open.  However, access to many County offices and departments is restricted.  To obtain phone numbers to County offices and departments, please access the County website's Guide to Wood County Government.  To obtain information by phone, please call (419)354-9000 or 1-866-860-4140 (toll free).

All visitors entering the Courthouse Complex should wear a mask, scarf, or other covering on their face prior to entering the building.  This will become a requirement on Wednesday, April 29, 2020.  Please be prepared for this.  Wood County is unable to provide masks to visitors.  Additionally, all visitors will have their temperature taken and be asked several health questions before being permitted to proceed.  If they have a fever greater than 100 degrees, they must wait while a representative of the office they wish to visit is contacted.

Thank you. Be safe. Be clean. Help each other.

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The Board of Wood County Commissioners is excited to introduce the County’s First Electronic Newsletter. The newsletter is intended to provide citizens with relevant information regarding County operations. We believe it is vital to keep the citizens informed and involved in the County. The newsletter will be published and distributed by email periodically. It will available on the County's website as well as the Commissioners’ Facebook page. If you would like to be added to future distributions, then please send an email to enews@co.wood.oh.us.

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