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County Information
Founded February 1, 1813 from Jefferson and Tuscarawas Counties
Named for General William Henry Harrison, the Hero of Tippecanoe in the War of 1812 and who was later the 9th President of the United States.


Harrison County is located in eastern Ohio, in the heart of Appalachia. It is predominantly rural, with less than one percent of the county's 404 square miles consisting of urban areas
Main Street, Cadiz, Ohio
South Main Street, Cadiz, Ohio

The county seat is Cadiz

Villages
Adena * Bowerston * Cadiz * Deersville * Freeport * Harrisville
Hopedale * Jewett * New Athens * Scio


Unincorporated Communities
New Rumley * Piedmont * Pittsburgh Junction * Tippecanoe

Townships
Archer * Athens * Cadiz * Franklin * Freeport * German * Green * Monroe
Moorefield * North * Nottingham * Rumley * Short Creek * Stock * Washington



Harrison County Data

Church Histories / Records

Family Bibles

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Mar 2014:  EMFIELD birth, marriage info; 1883 Pensioners
Sept 2013:  1840 Census of Pensioners
Jan 2013: CUNNINGHAM, BUSBY bios
Dec 2012: obits


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Adjacent Counties
Carroll County (north)
Jefferson County (east)
Belmont County (south)
Guernsey County (southwest)
Tuscarawas County (west)


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