Vinton County, Ohio

related topics
{county, mile, population}
{household, population, female}
{city, population, household}
{water, park, boat}
{utc_offset, utc_offset_dst, timezone}
{rate, high, increase}

Vinton County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population was 12,806, the least populous in the state. Its county seat is McArthur[2]. The county is named for Samuel Finley Vinton, a 19th-century congressman from Ohio.[3]

Contents

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 415 square miles (1,075 km²). 414 square miles (1,072 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (2 km²) of it (0.21%) is water.

Public Lands

Vinton County has a wealth of public lands. An area of the Wayne National Forest is located in the center of the county. Three state forests are partly in the county: Zaleski State Forest, Tar Hollow State Forest, and Richland Furnace State Forest. The county features two state parks: Lake Hope State Park and Lake Alma State Park. There are two state wildlife areas in the county: Wellston State Wildlife Area and Turkey Ridge State Wildlife Area. In addition, the state holds a conservation easement on the 16,000-acre (65 km2) Raccoon Ecological Management Area (REMA).

Adjacent counties

Full article ▸

related documents
Andrews County, Texas
Woodbury County, Iowa
Collier County, Florida
Lancaster County, Nebraska
Vance County, North Carolina
Tehama County, California
Bleckley County, Georgia
Lee County, North Carolina
Pulaski County, Kentucky
Warren County, North Carolina
Evans County, Georgia
Wilkin County, Minnesota
Pitt County, North Carolina
DeSoto County, Florida
Hickman County, Kentucky
Utah County, Utah
Butler County, Iowa
Umatilla County, Oregon
Spokane County, Washington
El Paso County, Colorado
Todd County, South Dakota
McNairy County, Tennessee
Jessamine County, Kentucky
Laurel County, Kentucky
Osceola County, Florida
Coos County, New Hampshire
Daggett County, Utah
Richland County, South Carolina
Pike County, Kentucky
Frederick County, Virginia