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Knox County, Ohio

US county information
NameKnox County
SeatMount Vernon
Largest cityMount Vernon
US Area
Total Area530 sq mi (1372.7 km2)
Land Area527 sq mi (1364.9 km2)
Water Area2 sq mi (5.2 km2)
Population54500 (2000)
Density39.8/km2 (103/sq mi)
FoundedMarch 1, 1808
Named forHenry Knox
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Knox County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2010, the population was 60,921. Its county seat is Mount Vernon and is named for Henry Knox, an officer in the American Revolutionary War who was later the first Secretary of War.

The Mount Vernon Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Knox County.

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