Knox County, Ohio

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*Knox County, Ohio is situated near the centre of the state, and contains 618 square miles. It is uneven on the east, level on the west. The soil in the east is moderately good; in the west a rich vegetable mold. It is watered by Vernon river and its tributaries, which afford abundant water power.
Capital: Mount Vernon.
There were in 1840, neat cattle 27,772, sheep 56,799, swine 44,421; wheat 521,217 bushels produced, rye 14,895, Indian corn 518,295, buckwheat 23,576, barley 1,052, oats 439,069, potatoes 80,027, tobacco 119,459 pounds, sugar 233,284; 56 stores with a capital of $117,450; 3 fulling mills, 20 tanneries, 6 distilleries, 1 brewery, 1 pottery, 4 flouring mills, 33 grist mills, 57 saw mills, 29 oil mills, 3 printing offices, 3 weekly newspapers. Capital in manufactures $232,925.
Knox county has 1 college with 130 students, 2 academies with 57 students, 162 schools with 6,097 scholars.
Population: 29,579.

*Source: A Complete Descriptive And Statistical Gazetteer Of The United States Of America, By Daniel Haskel, A. M and J. Calvin Smith, Published By Sherman & Smith, 1843


What's New in Knox County

People of Knox County
Biographies of Knox Countians <New>
Census Records of Knox County
Knox County Directories <New>
History Records of Knox County


Knox County Places
1881 Map of Knox County <New>
Places in Knox County <New>


County Records
Knox County AHGP Cemetery Project
Death Records of Knox County
Obituaries of Knox Countians
Wills of Knox Countians <New>


Schools
Amity High School Alumni 1909~1956 <New>
Bladensburg High School Alumni 1903~1945 <New>
Danville High School Alumni Directory 1890~1925 <New>
Gambier High School Alumni 1889~1940 <New>
Mount Vernon School Roll of Honor 1862 <New>


Military
War of 1812 Pensioners
Civil War Pensioners
Civil War Veterans & Casualties
Korea Veterans & Casualties
Vietnam Veterans & Casualties


KNOX COUNTY NEIGHBORS
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