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Perry County Ohio Celebrating 200 Years!


Using this website:

A search bar is located in the upper right corner of every page of this website. From any page you can search the entire site or you can limit your search to the current section.

For instance, typing in 'dog tags' will take you to the Dog Shelter page where you can find info on dog tags.

Typing in 'soil and water' will return a list of pages containing the phrase soil and water, including Perry County Soil and Water District. It will also include a page about the Mt. Aloysius Community Garden.

Do you want the phone number for Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling? Just type in 'recycling phone.'

At this point we do not have a FAQ (Frequently Asked Question) page because our search feature is so powerful.


Recent Perry County news...


July 11, 2017

Senior Community Service Employment Program

Refresh your job skills with paid training

  • Are you 55 years of age or older?
    Are you unemployed or do you have a low income*? 
    Do you wish to work in your community?
    Do you want to be paid to learn new skills through 
    on-the-job training?


July 6, 2017

Perry Behavioral Health Choices, Inc. Invites you to lunch!

Perry Behavioral Health Choices, Inc. Invites you to lunch. All donations will benefit a beloved employee who is currently battling cancer.


July 5, 2017

Blood Emergency: Critical blood shortage prompts emergency call for donors

COLUMBUS, Ohio (July 5, 2017) — The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now and help save lives.




June 23, 2017

Somerset OSU Extension Office is offering $martPath

$martPath is an engaging, interactive and easy-to-use way for teachers of grades 1-6 to embed relevant and fun economic and financial education in their classrooms. Best of all, $martPath is completely free!


3 Easy Steps to Becoming a Red Cross Summer Blood Donor

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood this summer for hospital patients in need and offers three easy steps people can take to help save lives.


June 22, 2017

52nd Annual Crooksville-Roseville Pottery Festival Registration Packet

Pottery Festival Queen & Court, Baby Beautiful Contest, and 5K Run registration forms for the 52nd Annual Crooksville-Roseville Pottery Festival.



June 20, 2017

2016 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report

The 2016 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report is now available now available for Northern Perry County Water Thornvill (#1) and Burr Oak (#2)


June 2, 2017

200 Years of Perry County, Ohio

Ryan Dunwoody of Crooksville just completed his Bicentennial project - an aerial montage of beautiful scenes from around Perry County, Ohio



Perry County Ohio Broadband Access Survey

It’s Your Last Chance to Complain or Compliment - Share how well or how poorly your broadband access is working so we can come up with a Technology Access Plan to improve it.



June 1, 2017

Red Cross calls for new donors to prevent a summer blood shortage

COLUMBUS, Ohio (June 1, 2017) — The American Red Cross urges those who have never given blood before –  as well as those who haven’t given recently – to make an appointment to give blood or platelets now and help sustain a sufficient community blood supply this summer. Upcoming blood drives in Perry and surrounding counties.



May 31, 2017

FREE Movies In the Park

Judge Cooperrider, Perry County Juvenile Court, Ohio Department of Youth Services, and various local communities have announced the Summer 2017 Movies In the Park Schedule. Free movies. Free popcorn. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, friends, and family.



April 21, 2017

New Medical Equipment Loan Facility Opens in Perry County

A new Medical Equipment Loan Facility has opened in Perry County in Thornville, Ohio. Assorted ambulatory medical equipment is available for short-term use.



April 20, 2017

Perry County and Village of Somerset Technology Assessment

Perry County and Somerset are partnering with the State of Ohio to better understand how connected community residents are to the Internet, and what use they make of it and other communications technologies. The purpose of this study is to guide community leaders in improving economic opportunities for our residents through better connectivity and more use of technology by all.



Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Community Health Programs has initiated a Perry County Breast Health Advisory Committee.

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (OU-HCOM) Community Health Programs (CHP) develops and delivers quality health care services for children and adults throughout southeastern Ohio through a stationary and mobile clinic. In an effort to work more closely and efficiently with local health care providers and community members our program has initiated a Perry County Breast Health Advisory Committee.



April 19, 2017

Perry County Joins the Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission

(Columbus – April 13, 2017) The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) has approved Perry County as its newest board member.



March 3, 2017

Perry County Health Department has moved to a new Location!!







Angela DeRolph, Health Commissioner

409 Lincoln Park Drive
New Lexington, OH  43764

(740) 342-5179 - Phone
(740) 342-5540 - Fax

Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday




February 13, 2017

Perry County RSVP has moved to a new location!!

Retired Senior Volunteer Program

Ruth Liff-Gray, Director

121 West Brown Street
New Lexington, OH  43764

(740) 342-7220 - Phone

Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday



February 13, 2017












January 16, 2017

Perry County Board of Elections has moved to a new location!!







Jamie L. Snider, Director

200 S Jackson St.
New Lexington, OH 43764

(740) 342-2134 - Phone
(740) 342-4787 - Fax

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday



Upcoming Events
American Red Cross Blood Drive Jul 26, 2017 12:00 PM - 06:00 PM — St. Rose Catholic Church - 120 N. High St., OH 43764
S.P.I.C.E. Dream to Reality Workshop Jul 26, 2017 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM — S.P.I.C.E.- 115 West Main St, New Straitsville, OH 43766
RSVP and Interim HealthCare - Chronic Disease Education Class - Seizures Jul 27, 2017 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM — Arethusa Springs Apartments - 530 First St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Free Legal Clinic Aug 01, 2017 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM — Perry County Ohio Courthouse Lower Level - 105 North Main St., New Lexington, Ohio 43764
Walk to End Alzheimer's Aug 05, 2017 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM — New Lexington Football Stadium (Jim Rockwell Stadium) 101 3rd Ave New Lexington, OH 43764
Upcoming events…