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Brown County Information
Est. March 1, 1819
It is named for Major General Jacob Brown, an officer in the War of 1812 who was wounded at the Battle of Lundy's Lane.
The county seat is Georgetown.


Brown County was said to be the place of origin of the "White Burley" type of tobacco, grown in 1864 by George Webb and Joseph Fore on the farm of Captain Frederick Kautz near Higginsport from seed from Bracken County, Kentucky.
There is a monument at the Ohio Tobacco Museum in Ripley to commemorate the discovery.
[source: wikipedia]

Villages
Aberdeen * Fayetteville * Georgetown * Hamersville * Higginsport * Mount Orab
Ripley * Russellville * Sardinia * St. Martin

Other Communities
Arnheim * Ash Ridge * Bardwell * Boudes Ferry * Brownstown * Centerville * Chasetown
Crosstown * Decatur * Eastwood * Ellsbury * Feesburg * Fincastle * Fivemile * Heitt
Levanna * Locust Ridge * Macon * Maple * Neals Corner * Neel * New Harmony
New Hope * Upper Fivemile * Vera Cruz * Wahlsburg * White Oak

Townships
Byrd * Clark * Eagle * Franklin * Green * Huntington * Jackson * Jefferson
Lewis * Perry * Pike * Pleasant * Scott * Sterling * Union * Washington


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Website Updates:
June 2016:  bio for SHINKLE, marriage record for HULL-RUSSELL
Dec 2014:  bio for RAINEY
Sep 2014:  bios for CASE, BAIRD
Mar 2014:  bios for  APPLEGATE, ARTHUR, BINDLEY, BINGAMAN, CREAGER, DYER, FOS TER, HESLAR, HIGH, KING, LEONARD, LONG, MCDONOUGH, MCLAIN, MOOREHEAD, EWING
Feb 2014:  crime news/obit for ARMBRUSTER, HANES
Sept 2013:  1883 pensioners; bios for WINTER, WRIGHT, YOUNG; 1840 census of Pension ers; Burials in Ebenezer Churchyard Cemetery
Feb 2013: LIGGETT obit


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Clinton County (north)
Highland County (northeast)
Adams County (east)
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Bracken County, Kentucky (southwest)


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