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

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On January 21, 1819, the Ohio government authorized the creation of Meigs County. Residents named the county in honor of Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr., a former governor of Ohio.

During the American Civil War, the Battle of Buffington Island took place in Meigs County. This was the only battle to occur in Ohio.

Adjacent Counties

Villages, Townships & Communities

Antiquity | Apple Grove | Bedford | Carletonville | Carpenter | Chester | Columbia | Darwin | Harrisonville | Kingsbury | Langsville | Lebanon | Letart | Letart Falls | Long Bottom | Middleport | Minersville | Olive | Orange | Pomeroy (County Seat) | Portland | Racine | Reedsville | Rutland | Salem | Salem Center | Salisbury | Scipio | Silver Run | Spiller | Success | Sutton | Syracuse | Tupper's Plains | Welsh



Genealogy Trails

Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Meigs County Historical Society