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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.
Cities, Towns and other
New Boston * Otway * Rarden * South
Clarktown * Franklin Furnace * Friendship * Lucasville * McDermott *
Rosemount * Sciotodale * West Portsmouth * Wheelersburg
Haverhill * Mule Town * Scioto Furnace
Bloom * Brush Creek * Clay * Green
* Harrison * Jefferson * Madison *
Nile Porter * Rarden * Rush * Union * Valley * Vernon * Washington
Histories / Records
Sep 2014: CODOT, EAKINS, WATTS, LLOYD bios
March 2014: Burials in Old Wheelersburg Cemetery, bios for IRWIN, RUM
SEY; 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,
A TRANSCRIBED OBITUARY to US
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