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Muskingum County, Ohio

US county information
NameMuskingum County
Largest cityZanesville
US Area
Total Area673 sq mi (1743.1 km2)
Land Area665 sq mi (1722.4 km2)
Water Area8 sq mi (20.7 km2)
Population84585 (2000)
Density49/km2 (127/sq mi)
Named fora Native American word meaning either "by the river-side" or "elk's eye"
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Muskingum County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 86,074. Its county seat is Zanesville . Nearly bisected by the Muskingum River, it is based on a Delaware American Indian word translated as "town by the river" or "elk's eye".

The Zanesville Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Muskingum County.

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