Here is where to drop off your Ohio absentee ballot

By: - October 20, 2020 12:30 am

Pictured is a Franklin County Board of Elections drop box. Photo by Tyler Buchanan, OCJ.

Absentee voting has begun in Ohio, with ballots getting mailed out to those who request them and early voting centers open each day for the next few weeks.

Those receiving absentee ballots have two choices for returning them: mailing the completed ballot back to the county board of elections office, or visiting their county’s office to leave the ballot in a designated drop box. 

The below map features the location of all drop boxes (board of elections offices) around Ohio:

Here also is a list of addresses:

Adams County: 215 N. Cross St., West Union

Allen County: 204 N. Main St., Lima

Ashland County: 110 Cottage St., Ashland

Ashtabula County: 8 W. Walnut St., Jefferson

Athens County: 15 S. Court St., Athens (drop boxes located at front and back entrances)

Auglaize County: 209 S. Blackhoof, Wapakoneta

Belmont County: 52180 National Road, St. Clairsville

Brown County: 800 Mt. Orab Pike, Georgetown

Butler County: 1802 Princeton Road, Hamilton

Carroll County: 119 S. Lisbon St., Carrollton

Champaign County: 1512 U.S. Highway 68, Urbana

Clark County: 3130 E. Main St., Springfield

Clermont County: 76 S. Riverside Drive, Batavia 

Clinton County: 111 S. Nelson Ave., Wilmington

Columbiana County: 7989 Dickey Drive, Lisbon

Coshocton County: 724 S. 7th St., Coshocton

Crawford County: 112 E. Mansfield, Bucyrus

Cuyahoga County: 2925 Euclid Ave., Cleveland; 2nd ballot drop-off site located nearby at 3100 Chester Ave., Cleveland

Darke County: 300 Garst Ave., Greenville

Defiance County: 1300 E. Second St., Defiance

Delaware County: 2079 U.S. Highway 23, Delaware

Erie County: 2900 Columbus Ave., Sandusky

Fairfield County: 951 Liberty Drive, Lancaster

Fayette County: 135 S. Main St., Washington Court House

Franklin County: 1700 Morse Road, Columbus

Fulton County: 135 Court House Plaza, Wauseon

Gallia County: 18 Locust St., Gallipolis

Geauga County: 470 Center St., Chardon

Greene County: 551 Ledbetter Road, Xenia

Guernsey County: 627 Wheeling Ave., Cambridge

Hamilton County: 4700 Smith Road, Cincinnati

Hancock County: 201 E. Lincoln St., Findlay

Hardin County: 1 Court House Square, Kenton

Harrison County: 538 N. Main St., Cadiz

Henry County: 1827 Oakwood Ave., Napoleon

Highland County: 1575 N. High St., Hillsboro

Hocking County: 93 W. Hunter St., Logan

Holmes County: 75 E. Clinton St., Millersburg

Huron County: 180 Milan Ave., Norwalk

Jackson County: 275 Portsmouth St., Jackson

Jefferson County: 500 Market St., Steubenville

Knox County: 104 E. Sugar St., Mt. Vernon

Lake County: 105 Main St., Painesville

Lawrence County: 111 S. Fourth St., Ironton

Licking County: 20 S. Second St., Newark

Logan County: 225 S. Main St., Bellefontaine

Lorain County: 1985 North Ridge Road, Lorain

Lucas County: Two drop box locations: 1 Government Center, Toledo (BoE office); 1301 Monroe St., Toledo (early vote center)

Madison County: 1423 Route 38, London

Mahoning County: 345 Oak Hill Ave., Youngstown

Marion County: 222 W. Center St., Marion

Medina County: 3800 Stonegate Drive, Medina

Meigs County: 113 E. Memorial Drive, Pomeroy

Mercer County: 101 N. Main St., Celina

Miami County: 215 W. Main St., Troy

Monroe County: 117 N. Main St., Woodsfield

Montgomery County: 451 W. Third St., Dayton

Morgan County: 155 E. Main St., McConnelsville

Morrow County: 619 W. Marion Road, Mt. Gilead

Muskingum County: 627 Market St., Zanesville

Noble County: 140 Court House, Caldwell

Ottawa County: 8444 W. State Route 163, Oak Harbor

Paulding County: 105 E. Perry St., Paulding

Perry County: 200 S. Jackson St., New Lexington

Pickaway County: 141 W. Main St., Circleville

Pike County: 230 Waverly Plaza, Waverly

Portage County: 449 S. Meridian St., Ravenna

Preble County: 101 E. Main St., Eaton

Putnam County: 575 Ottawa-Glandorf Road, Ottawa

Richland County: 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield

Ross County: 475 Western Ave., Chillicothe

Sandusky County: 2020 Countryside Drive, Fremont

Scioto County: 602 Seventh St., Portsmouth

Seneca County: 71 S. Washington St., Tiffin

Shelby County: 230 E. Court St., Sidney

Stark County: 3525 Regent Ave., Canton

Summit County: 470 Grant St., Akron

Trumbull County: 2947 Youngstown Road SE, Warren

Tuscarawas County: 101 E. High Ave., New Philadelphia

Union County: 835 E. Fifth St., Marysville

Van Wert County: 1362 E. Ervin Road, Van Wert

Vinton County: 31935 State Route 93, McArthur

Warren County: 520 Justice Drive, Lebanon

Washington County: 204 Davis Ave., Marietta

Wayne County: 200 Vanover St., Wooster

Williams County: 1425 E. High St., Bryan

Wood County: 1 Court House Square, Bowling Green

Wyandot County: 350 N. Warpole St., Upper Sandusky



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Tyler Buchanan
Tyler Buchanan

Tyler Buchanan is an award-winning journalist who has covered Ohio politics and government for the past decade. A Bellevue native and graduate of Bowling Green State University, he most recently spent 6 1/2 years as a reporter and editor of The Athens Messenger and Vinton-Jackson Courier newspapers. He is a member of the BG News Alumni Society Board and was a 2019 fellow in the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism.