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Farm in Ironton, Ohio

County Information
Founded December 1815 from parts of Gallia and Scioto Counties, with the county seat originally being established at Burlington.
The county was named for James Lawrence, naval hero in the War of 1812
In 1851 the county seat was moved from Burlington to Ironton.

Lawrence County History

Cities and Villages
*Ironton* (County Seat)
Athalia * Chesapeake * Coal Grove * Hanging Rock * Proctorville * South Point *

CDP: Burlington

Other Communities

Etna * Kitts Hill * Pedro * Rock Camp * Scottown * Waterloo * Willow Wood

Aid * Decatur * Elizabeth * Fayette * Hamilton * Lawrence * Mason * Perry * Rome * Symmes * Union * Upper * Washington * Windsor *

Lawrence County Data


Family Bibles

County History

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Surname Updates:
Lambert (Newspaper Gleanings: Gossip and Visiting Items)
Bragg-Willis (Marriages)
Brook-Corby (Marriages)
Buck-Sloar (Marriages)
Christian-Shattuck (Marriages)
Deaver-Thayer (Marriages)
Gillen-Bartly (Marriages)
Gillit-Bradford (Marriages)
Hutton-Jones (Marriages)
Jacks-Jacks (Marriages)
Smith-Jacks (Marriages)
Taylor-Monx (Marriages)
Vaugh-Corban (Marriages)
Wakefield-James (Marriages)
Waller-Bazell (Marriages)


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Neighboring States:
Indiana -- Michigan -- Pennsylvania
West Virginia -- Kentucky

Adjacent Counties
Jackson County (north)
Gallia County (northeast)
Scioto County (northwest)
Cabell County, WV (southeast)
Wayne County, WV (south)
Boyd County, KY (southwest)
Greenup County, KY (southwest)

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