Ross County, Ohio

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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 2000 census, the population was 73,345. Its county seat is Chillicothe[2], the first and third capital of Ohio. The county is named for Federalist Senator James Ross of Pennsylvania.[3]

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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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 693 square miles (1,795 km²). 688 square miles (1,783 km²) of it is land and 5 square miles (12 km²) of it (0.66%) is water.

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