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County Information
The county was formed on March 24, 1803 from Adams County.
It is named for an Indian word referring to deer or deer-hunting.
Its county seat is Portsmouth.

scioto county courthouse
Courthouse

Cities, Towns and other Municipalities

City
Portsmouth
Villages
New Boston * Otway * Rarden * South Webster
CDP's
Clarktown * Franklin Furnace * Friendship * Lucasville * McDermott * Minford
Rosemount * Sciotodale * West Portsmouth * Wheelersburg
Other Communities
Haverhill * Mule Town * Scioto Furnace


Townships
Bloom * Brush Creek * Clay * Green * Harrison * Jefferson * Madison *
Morgan * Nile Porter * Rarden * Rush * Union * Valley * Vernon * Washington
 

Scioto County Data

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County Records

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County History

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Website Updates:
March 2014:  Burials in Old Wheelersburg Cemetery, bios for IRWIN, RUMSEY; obit for TURNER
Sept 2013:  1840 Census of Pensioners
July 2013: bio for WADDLE
June 2013: obit for SEELEY
Dec 2012: Obits for BARR, HIRT, DUGAN, JONES, SALTERS, FORSYTHE, CADOT




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