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Belmont County, Ohio

US county information
NameBelmont County
SeatSt. Clairsville
Largest cityMartins Ferry
US Area
Total Area541 sq mi (1401.2 km2)
Land Area537 sq mi (1390.8 km2)
Water Area4 sq mi (10.4 km2)
Population70400 (2000)
Density50.6/km2 (131/sq mi)
FoundedSeptember 7, 1801
Named for"beautiful mountain" in French
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Belmont County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. It is part of the Wheeling, West Virginia Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2010, the population was 70,400. Its county seat is St. Clairsville . The county takes its name from the French for "beautiful mountain".

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