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Classes Starting Tuesday, September 13, 2022


ALERT Perry County Dog Shelter ALERT

Their Facebook site has been illegally taken over by a third party.  They are advertising puppies and dogs for sale.  THIS IS A SCAM.  Before you perform any transactions involving cash or credit cards, call our Dog Warden at (740) 342-3795 to determine its legitimacy. 

We are working to correct the situation and will notify everyone in this same space when the issue is resolved.  In the meantime, we thank everyone for their patience.


Perry County Administration

212 South Main Street

New Lexington, OH  43764


Upper Level - South Main Street Entrance


Lower Level - Rear Entrance


Perry County is in the southeastern part of Ohio. Perry County was founded on December 26, 1817 and was the 55th county to be formed in Ohio. It was named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, a hero of the War of 1812. New Lexington is the county seat and is roughly 55 miles southeast of Columbus. As of the 2020 census, the county population was 35,408.

Upcoming Events
Glenford Fort Preserve Fall Hike | Saturday, October 1, 2022 Oct 01, 2022 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM — Glenford Fort - 11995 St Rt 757, Glenford, OH 43739
Junction City Fire Department Open House | Saturday, October 1, 2022 Oct 01, 2022 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM — Junction City Fire Station - 109 S Mulberry St, Junction City, OH 43748
Calvary Arts Center Chinese Auction | Sunday, October 2, 2022 Oct 02, 2022 11:00 AM - 02:00 PM — Calvary Arts Center - 447 S Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
The Perry County Housing Coalition Ticket Auction Fundraiser | Saturday, October 15, 2022 Oct 15, 2022 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM — St. Rose Parish Community Center - 120 North High St, New Lexington, OH 43764
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