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Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Ohio.

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Fayette County was formed on March 1, 1810 from portions of Highland County and Ross County. It was named after Marie-Joseph Motier, Marquis de La Fayette, a French general and politician who took the side of the Colonials during the American Revolutionary War and who played an important role in the French Revolution.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Townships & Villages

  • Bloomingburg
  • Concord
  • Green
  • Greenfield (part)
  • Jasper
  • Jefferson
  • Jeffersonville
  • Madison
  • Marion
  • Milledgeville
  • New Holland (part)
  • Octa
  • Paint
  • Perry
  • Union
  • Washington Court House (County Seat)
  • Wayne

Other Communities: Blessing, Bookwalter, Boyds, Buena Vista, Cook, Cunningham, Eber, Edgefield, Fairview, Georgetown, Ghormley, Glendon, Good Hope, Hagler, Jasper Mills, Johnson, Luray, Luttrell, Madison Mills, Manara, McLean, New Martinsburg, Pancoastburg, Parrott, Plano, Pleasant View, Rock Mills, Shady Grove, South Plymouth, Staunton, West Lancaster, White Oak, Yankeetown and Yatesville



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Ohio Genealogy - Fayette County