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Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hocking County, Ohio.

The county was organized on March 1, 1818. Its name is from the Hocking River, the origins of which are disputed but is said to be a Delaware Indian word meaning "bottle river".

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Villages

  • Buchtel
  • Laurelville
  • Logan (County Seat)
  • Murray City

Other Townships & Communities: Benton, Carbon Hill, Ewing, Falls, Good Hope, Green, Haydenville, Hide-A-Way Hills, Ilesboro, Laurel, Marion, Perry, Rockbridge, Sand Run, Salt Creek, South Bloomingville, South Perry, Starr, Union Furnace, Ward and Washington



OH History Central

Genealogy Trails

Wayne National Forest (part)

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places