Difference between revisions of "Knox County"

From Ohio History Central
(Talk)
m (Adding Topic)
Line 7: Line 7:
 
Knox County is located in the northeastern part of central Ohio. It is predominantly rural, with less than one percent of the county
 
Knox County is located in the northeastern part of central Ohio. It is predominantly rural, with less than one percent of the county
 
[[Category:History Places]]   
 
[[Category:History Places]]   
[[Category:Early Statehood]]
+
[[Category:Early Statehood]][[Category:Communities and Counties]]

Revision as of 21:49, 28 April 2013

Knox County map.jpg

On January 30, 1808, the Ohio government authorized the creation of Knox County. Resident named the county in honor of Henry Knox, a hero from the War of 1812 and the first United States Secretary of War. Knox County was originally part of Fairfield County.

Knox County is located in the northeastern part of central Ohio. It is predominantly rural, with less than one percent of the county