Washington County Ohio
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Washington County, originally about one-half the territory now included in the State of Ohio, was established by proclamation of Gov. Arthur St. Clair, Governor of the Northwest Territory, on the 26th day of July, 1788. Events which led up to this establishment were due to the preserverance of two great men, Gen. Rufus Putnam and Rev. Dr. Manasseh Cutler, the formation and function of the Ohio Company and the passage by the Continental Congress of the "Ordinance of 1787".
County Seat: Marietta, the oldest city in Ohio, founded in 1788.
Belpre * Marietta (county seat)
Beverly * Lower Salem * Lowell * Macksburg * Matamoras
Devola * Little Hocking * Newport * Reno * Vincent * Waterford
Plus many other unincorporated communities
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