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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





Recent Perry County news...


September 18, 2017

Together WE Can Appreciation Dinner

Perry County Ohio Board of Developmental Disabilities will be holding their "Together We Can" appreciation dinner on Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at The Barn at the Backwoods - Thornville, OH




September 15, 2017

Don't Forget: Fall Ultimate Recycling Day is Saturday, September 30, 2017

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling in conjunction with New Lexington, Ohio Future Farmers of America and New Lex Classic Riders will be holding their Fall Ultimate Recycling Day on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Kroger Parking Lot - New Lexington, OH



September 12, 2017

Rally for Recovery

Allwell Behavioral Health and Perry Behavioral Health Choices are holding their first Rally for Recovery on Saturday, September 16, 2017 from 12:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at New Lexington High School, New Lexington, OH



September 7, 2017

Annual Drive-Thru Flu Clinic

The Perry County Ohio Health Department in conjunction with the New Lexington Police Department and the Perry County Ohio Sheriff's Office will be holding their annual Drive-Thru Flu Clinic and Medication Drop-Off on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. at the Perry County Ohio Fairgrounds, New Lexington, OH



Staff changes at Perry Metropolitan Housing Authority

Christina Curtis has been promoted to Executive Director, Perry MHA


Free Employability Workshop for Returning Citizens (Ex-Offenders)

Perry County Ohio Means Jobs (Perry County JFS) is continuing their weekly Free Employability Workshops for Returning Citizens (Ex-Offenders) held every Tuesday from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Perry JFS OhioMeansJobs Center, New Lexington, OH



September 5, 2017

Harvey: One Week after Landfall, 42,000+ People in Red Cross and Partner Shelters

Washington, D.C., September 1, 2017 — One week after Harvey made landfall in Texas, the American Red Cross continues to work around the clock to help thousands affected by Hurricane Harvey as catastrophic flooding continues along the Gulf Coast.



Help prepare the blood supply this National Preparedness Month

(Aug. 21, 2017) — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood during National Preparedness Month to help ensure a readily available supply for emergencies. Blood and platelet donors of all blood types, especially type O, are urgently needed to replenish the blood supply following a critical summer blood shortage.



August 31, 2017

11th Annual Kat Dodson Foundation Benefit Auction

The Kat Dodson Foundation will be holding their 11th Annual Benefit Auction on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from noon until midnight at the St. Rose Parish Community Center in New Lexington, OH



August 22, 2017

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Workshop

The OhioMeansJobs Center at Perry County JFS is holding monthly Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Workshops at the Perry County JFS office in New Lexington, OH



August 16, 2017

We've added several new folders under the County Resources tab

Over the last several weeks we've added new folders. These are a work-in-progress.

Perry County Ohio Historical Markers

Support Groups

August 14, 2017

Started adding a link on upcoming events and news items.

Please share on Facebook any events and news items that are of interest to you.



August 8, 2017

First Annual Cruise-In at the PerCo Café

The PerCo Café will be hosting their first ever Cruise-In on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the PerCo Café - New Lexington, OH. Proceeds to benefit the Perry County Cancer Alliance.


Blood donations urgently needed in the final weeks of summer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Aug. 7, 2017) – The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage.


Salute to Our Heroes Disabled Veterans Bow Hunt

On October 6, 7, and 8, 2017 the Perry County LongBeards will hold its second annual Salute to Our Heroes Disabled Veterans Bow Hunt in northern Perry County. This hunt will include lodging, a hunting guide, meals, deer processing, and even mounting of the first antlered deer and the largest buck harvested by the Disabled Veteran hunter.



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...continued...


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.



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)


Upcoming Events
Dream to Reality Workshop Sep 25, 2017 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM — SPICE Office - 115 W Main St., New Straitsville, OH 43766
Fall Ultimate Recycling Day Sep 30, 2017 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM — Kroger Parking Lot - 610 Carroll St., New Lexington, OH 43764
11th Annual Kat Dodson Foundation Benefit Auction Sep 30, 2017 12:00 PM - 12:00 AM — St. Rose Parish Community Center - 120 N High St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Free Legal Clinic Oct 03, 2017 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM — Perry County Ohio Courthouse Lower Level - 105 North Main St., New Lexington, Ohio 43764
Perry County Health Department Employees Helping One of Our Own Oct 06, 2017 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM — Perry County Health Department - 409 Lincoln Park Drive, New Lexington, OH 43764
Upcoming events…