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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

Cities and Villages
Ironton
Athalia * Chesapeake * Coal Grove * Hanging Rock * Proctorville * South Point *

CDP: Burlington

Other Communities

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

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


Lawrence County Data

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Family Bibles

County History

Marriages

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Sep 2014:  bios for WAUGH, BARLOW, BLAKE, NOTTER, SHEETS, DRUMOND, WILLIAMS, EARWOOD, GILLETTE, BRUMFIELD, CHAPMAN, HALLEY, RANKIN, MARTT, MYERS, NULL, WORTHINGTON, GHRIST, STRAIT, WHITE, MILLER, ROSE, SAFFORD, LEWIS, MARKIN
June 2014:  1883 pensioners; ABBOTT biography
Sept 2013:  1840 census of pensioners
Mar 2013: MOORE bio
Jan 2013: DAVIES obit
Dec 2012: obits for HAMPSTEAD, BRUCE, DEMPSEY, SMITH, HOOD, WILSON, GARDNER, BUMGARDNER, WICH, LEWIS, OVERALL, WISEMAN, KOONTZ; biography for POLLEY


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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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