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
FoundedAugust 20, 1798[1]
Named forJames Ross
Largest cityChillicothe
 • Total693 sq mi (1,790 km2)
 • Land689 sq mi (1,780 km2)
 • Water3.8 sq mi (10 km2)  0.6%%
 • Total78,064
 • Density113/sq mi (44/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional districts2nd, 15th

Ross County is a county in the Appalachian region of Ohio in the United States. In 2010, 78,064 people lived there. The county seat is Chillicothe

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ross County History". Ross County, Ohio. Archived from the original on 2009-01-15. Retrieved 2008-05-21.