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Website Updates
July 2016:  obit for STONEBRAKER
June 2016:  obits for JUNKINS, CONDON, WILLIAMS
Sep 2014:  obit for DANFORD; Civil War soldiers; bios for DAILY, POOL, ENSLEY, HESSON, WISE, DUNN; Fire news story


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Belmont County

The county was established September 7, 1801 and was formed from Jefferson and Washington Counties. It was the ninth county to be formed from the Northwest Territory by Governor Arthur St. Clair. The county seat is St. Clairsville.
The largest city is Martins Ferry.
The county takes its name from the French for "beautiful mountain" and refers to the scenery.


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