MUSKINGUM COUNTY OHIO
1895 Map of Ohio
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Map modified with permission
of Ray Sterner from http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states
MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS
Muskingum County Probate Court
401 Main St.
Zanesville, OH 43702-0000
Muskingum County Health
207 N 7th St, Zanesville, OH 43701
Zanesville City County Health
205 N 7th St, Zanesville, OH 43701
John McIntire Library
220 N 5th St, Zanesville, OH 43701
Muskingum County is located about 50 miles east of Columbus. Muskingum is an old Delaware Indian word meaning "a town by the river".
Zanesville was the state capital of Ohio from 1810-12 and is now the Muskingum county seat. In 1814 on of the first Y-bridges in the world was constructed across the Licking and Muskingum Rivers. It is possible to cross the Y-bridge and stay on the same side of the river.
Cement is an important industry in the county. Other industries include; machinery, metals, stone-clay-glass, printing and publishing, food, paper, glass containers, cardboard boxes, ceramic tile, electric transformers, kitchenware, cattle, calves, and dairy products.