Steubenville, Ohio

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Steubenville is a city in Jefferson County in the state of Ohio in the United States.[1] The city is next to the Ohio River. 18,659 people lived there in the year 2010.[2]

A fort used to be located where the city is. The fort was called Fort Steuben. It was there in 1786. The fort was named after a man named Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben.[3]

Steubenville has a nickname. It is the "City of Murals". There are over 25 different murals around the city.[4] Franciscan University of Steubenville and Eastern Gateway Community College[5] are located in the city.

Famous people from Steubenville[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) details for Steubenville, Ohio; United States Geological Survey (USGS); July 12, 1979.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  3. "Historic Fort Steuben".
  4. City of Steubenville
  5. "About Eastern Gateway". Eastern Gateway Community College.
  6. "Pennsylvania Institution for the Deaf and Dumb". The Library Company of Philadelphia. World Digital Library. Retrieved 2 January 2014.
  7. "Edwin M. Stanton (1814–1869)". The Lincoln Institute. Retrieved December 18, 2010.