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Monroe County (Ohio)

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Entering Ohio - Monroe County

Monroe County is in Southeast Ohio. Located on the banks of the Ohio River, directly across from Wheeling, WV., the county seat is Woodsfield. Part of the Wayne National Forest is located in Monroe County. Named after President James Monroe, Monroe County is one of Ohio's more sparcely populated counties, in 2004 the population was 15,063. This was a decreased from the 2000 census. One of the state's largest coal, strip mines, is located in the county. Due to the county's scenic landscape and sparse population, many horse riding clubs have been formed, stable horses are bred and raised.


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  • Antioch
  • Beallsville
  • Clarington
  • Graysville
  • Jerusalem
  • Lewisville
  • Miltonsburg
  • Stafford
  • Wilson
  • Woodsfield

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Route 100, intersects the county. Or, the Ohio River.

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  • The Ohio River
  • Hannibal Dam - on the Ohio River at Hannibal, Ohio Intersection of Route 7 and 536.


  • Ohio Valley River Museum, 112 Ferry St, Clarington (Located at the corner of Ferry & Market Streets inside the Ohio Valley Community Credit Union Building), [1]. The museum focuses on the history of river boats along the Ohio River valley. Displays include several scale models of river boats, a history of boat building, and histories of local locks and dams. (39.76682,-80.870555) edit

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