Ross County, Ohio
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Ross County Information
Ross County is located in the Appalachian region part of Ohio and was established August 20, 1798,
having been part of Adams County from July 10, 1797, and before that, part of Hamilton County.

Chillicothe was the first and third capital of Ohio.
The name comes from the Shawnee name Chalahgawtha, meaning "principal town."

The Ohio-Erie Canal ran through Ross County, making it a very successful place during canal times.

Populated Areas
Adelphi -- Bainbridge -- Chillicothe -- Clarksburg -- Frankfort -- Kingston -- South Salem

Townships
Buckskin -- Colerain -- Concord -- Deerfield -- Franklin -- Green -- Harrison -- Huntington
Jefferson -- Liberty -- Paint -- Paxton -- Scioto -- Springfield -- Twin -- Union

Ross County Data


Biographies
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County Records

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School Records

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Website Updates:
May 2018:  Burials in Hixson Cemetery.  Death Records for GRAVES.  Bio for MONETTE.  Obits for TIMMONS, PARKER, HURST.  War of 1812 pension for CUNNINGHAM.  Fire news.

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Adjacent Counties
Pickaway County (north)
Hocking County (northeast)
Vinton County (east)
Jackson County
(southeast)
Pike County
(south)
Highland County (southwest)
Fayette County
(northwest)


 
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