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Formed from Muskingum County
On March 15, 1808, Tuscarawas County became the 27th county to be officially recognized by the State of Ohio. Early
meetings of the county officials were held in a local tavern and on June 28, 1808, the County Commissioners authorized
the building of a two-story structure with a jail on the first floor and county offices on the second. A contract
for this log building which also served as a church was given to Peter Minnich for $1,500. It was 30' by 40' and
was constructed on lots provided by New Philadelphia founder, John Knisely
Train Depot at New Philadelphia,
The county seat is New Philadelphia
Dover * New Philadelphia * Uhrichsville
Baltic * Barnhill * Bolivar * Dennison *
Gnadenhutten * Midvale * Mineral City
Newcomerstown * Parral * Port Washington * Roswell * Stone Creek * Strasburg
Sugarcreek * Tuscarawas * Zoar
Dundee * Sandyville * Somerdale * Stillwater
Auburn * Bucks * Clay * Dover * Fairfield *
Franklin * Goshen * Jefferson * Lawrence
Mill * Oxford * Perry * Rush * Salem * Sandy * Sugar Creek * Union
Warren * Warwick * Washington * Wayne * York
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