Franklin County Business Name Search (Ohio)


A Town or City Hall provides administrative services for the local Franklin County community, including business services such as registering local businesses or processing applications for business licenses. Towns and City Halls in Franklin County, Ohio may also be responsible for issuing trade names to local businesses. They may provide online access to a business name search so that people can identify Franklin County business names for sole proprietors, partnerships, corporations, limited partnerships, or limited liability companies. This search can also be used to identify the owner of a Franklin County business as well as any trademarked business names. Town and City Halls may provide an online searchable database of local business names and information.

Canal Winchester City Hall Canal Winchester OH 10 North High Street 43110 614-834-5107

Canal Winchester Town Hall Canal Winchester OH 10 N High St 43110 614-837-7478

Columbus City Hall Columbus OH 90 West Broad Street 43215 614-645-7671

Dublin City Hall Dublin OH 5200 Emerald Parkway 43017 614-410-4437

Grove City City Hall Grove OH 4035 Broadway 43123

Groveport Town Hall Groveport OH 648 Main St 43125 614-836-3333

Hilliard City Hall Hilliard OH 3800 Municipal Way 43026 614-876-7361

Reynoldsburg City Hall Reynoldsburg OH 7232 East Main Street 43068 614-866-6391


A Secretary of State operates at the Ohio State level to carry out elections, supervise state administration, and act as the Ohio chief corporations officer. As part of this responsibility, many Secretaries of State in Franklin County register and license private corporations, small businesses, and other businesses, including registering trade names. Secretaries of State are often responsible for managing businesses that operate within Ohio, including collecting business taxes. A Franklin County business name search through the Secretary of State Office can identify business names for sole proprietors, partnerships, corporations, limited partnerships, or limited liability companies. This search can also identify the owner of a Franklin County business as well as any trademarked business names. Many Secretaries of State provide online access to their business name search databases.

Columbus Ohio Secretary of State Columbus OH 180 East Broad Street 43215 614-466-2655