Ross County, Ohio

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Ross County
Ross County Courthouse
Ross County Courthouse
Official seal of Ross County
Map of Ohio highlighting Ross County
Location within the U.S. state of Ohio
Map of the United States highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°20′N 83°04′W / 39.33°N 83.06°W / 39.33; -83.06
Country United States
State Ohio
Founded20 August 1798[1]
Named forJames Ross
Largest cityChillicothe
 • Total693.03 sq mi (1,794.9 km2)
 • Land689.19 sq mi (1,785.0 km2)
 • Water3.84 sq mi (9.9 km2)  0.6%
 • Total77,093
 • Density110/sq mi (40/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district2nd

Ross County is a county in the Appalachian region of Ohio in the United States. In 2020, 77,093 people lived there.[2] The county seat is Chillicothe.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ross County History". Ross County OH. Archived from the original on 15 January 2009. Retrieved 21 May 2008.
  2. "QuickFacts: Ross County, Ohio". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 18, 2024.