Stark County Government
Welcome to the Stark County, Ohio website. We hope you find this website easy to use and you find the county information useful. From this website you can contact all Stark County elected officials, locate and contact all Stark County departments and agencies, find information about applying for permits and licenses, and review statistics on cities, schools, demographics and more!
Stark County has bustling cities, quaint Midwestern towns, rolling farmland and suburban neighborhoods within driving distance of one another. Located in northeast Ohio, Stark County is home to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the National First Ladies' Library, William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum, Historic Canton Palace Theatre, Canton Classic Car Museum and MAPS Air Museum.
Stark County is also lucky to have five colleges and universities within its borders: Kent State University- Stark Campus, Malone University, University of Mount Union, Stark State College, and Walsh University.
Stark County is the perfect place to visit or relocate to with its low cost of living, great shopping opportunities, Amish country, beautiful parks and golf courses. It is conveniently located near Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Columbus and Mansfield.
If you're a resident of Stark County, use this site as a starting point to locate information on county job postings, information for potential jurors, dog licensing, tax estimators and much, much more. Also, you can use this site as a way to reacquaint yourself with all Stark County has to offer.
County seat: Canton
Population: 375,087 (2011)
Area: 581 sq. miles (1,505 km²)
Search for a property by owner, address, or parcel number.
Search an online case docket .
Sign up here for the Stark County Emergency Notification System.
Find detours and road closings in Stark County.
Provide a loving home for an animal in need.
Use this tool to estimate and plan for your real estate taxes in Stark County.
Publicly available forms and documents.
Times and information for the Sheriff's sale.
Find out November 5, 2013 election results.
Register your dog and purchase dog tags.
Shepler Church Ave / Fohl St Intersection Improvement Vote Set
On Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 2:30 p.m., as part of their regular meeting, the Board of Stark County Commissioners will be taking official action regarding the County Engineer’s proposed intersection improvement project located at Shepler Church Avenue and Fohl Street intersection. The Board meeting will take place in the Commissioner’s Board Room which is located on the 2nd floor of the Stark County Office Building, located at 110 Central Plaza South, Suite 240, Canton, Ohio Read more...
Homestead Exemption Outreach Dates and Locations
Stark County Auditor Alan Harold is pleased to announce his office will again be holding informational meetings at various Stark County libraries. These meetings will be open discussions concerning the Homestead Exemption program, which may reduce your property taxes. See the list below for a date and location convenient for you. Read more...
Tax Estimator Updated
The Tax Estimator has been updated for the May 6, 2014 Primary Read more...
County Building Department Has Relocated to County Health Department Offices Creating a Customer-Friendly One-Stop-Shop
On February 12, 2014 the Board of Stark County Commissioners and the Stark County Board of Health voted to approve a sub-leasing agreement which has resulted in the Stark County Building Department moving to share office space with the County Health Department. Read more...