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Map of Ohio County, Kentucky

Ohio county is in the Western Coal Field region of Kentucky. The elevation in the county ranges from 365 to 800 feet above sea level.

It was formed in 1799 from Hardin county. The county seat is Hartford. Ohio county was a source of Grayson (1810), Butler (1810), Daviess (1815), Hancock (1829), and McLean (1854) counties.

In 2010 the county population was 23,842 in a land area of 587.27 square miles, an average of 40.6 people per square mile.

The equine population was 1,000 in the 2012 Kentucky Equine Survey.

Ohio county was named for the Ohio River, which was its northern boundary until Daviess and Hancock counties were formed.


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