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Ross County, Ohio

US county information
NameRoss County
Largest cityChillicothe
US Area
Total Area693 sq mi (1794.9 km2)
Land Area688 sq mi (1781.9 km2)
Water Area5 sq mi (13 km2)
Population73345 (2000)
Density40.9/km2 (106/sq mi)
Named forJames Ross
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Ross County is a county located in the Appalachian region of the state of Ohio, United States established on August 20, 1798. As of the 2010 census, the population was 78,064. Its county seat is Chillicothe , the first and third capital of Ohio. The county is named for Federalist Senator James Ross of Pennsylvania.

The Chillicothe Micropolitan Statistical Area includes all of Ross County, and is part of the Columbus-Marion-Chillicothe, OH CSA (Combined Statistical Area).

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