Belmont County

Belmont County, Ohio

101 W Main St Courthouse
Saint Clairsville, OH 43950
Phone: (740) 695-2121
Fax: (740) 695-5305

On the central eastern border of OH, west of Wheeling, WV; organized Sept 7, 1801 (prior to statehood) from Jefferson County. Name Origin: French 'beautiful mountain.'

Area (sq mi):: 541.39 (land 537.35; water 4.04) Population per square mile: 128.80
Population 2005: 69,228 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.40%; 1990-2000 -1.20% Population 2000: 70,226 (White 94.70%; Black or African American 3.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 40.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,221; median household $29,714; Population below poverty level: 14.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,592-$24,152
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.60% Median travel time to work: 23.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Today, Ohio Governor John Kasich announced a new partner for a proposed ethane cracker plant in Belmont County.
It also provides water services to support well completion activities and to collect and recycle or dispose of flow-back and produced water in Washington and Greene counties, Pennsylvania and Belmont County, Ohio.
com)-- The Belmont County Tourism Council has been recognized for excellence in tourism advertising with two MIDDY Awards.
Powhatan, in Belmont County, Ohio, is expected to mine its last coal mine in November, New Era in October.
This acquisition includes Midstream Holdings' Pennsylvania and Ohio fresh water distribution systems and related facilities, as well as the right to provide fresh water for well completion operations and to collect, recycle, or dispose of flowback and produced water for Rice in Washington and Greene Counties, Pennsylvania, and Belmont County, Ohio.
to form a midstream joint venture to develop natural gas gathering and water services assets to support Gulfport's dry gas Utica Shale development in eastern Belmont County and Monroe County, OH.
PTT GC America, a subsidiary of PTT Global Chemical, has chosen a consortium of Bechtel, JGC America and Samsung Engineering America to perform front-end engineering and design for a new petrochemical complex in Belmont County, Ohio.
1) of Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio, appeared in the book, Quilts in Community.
US wireless communications services provider Verizon Wireless has expanded its local network in a portion of Belmont County, Ohio, with the activation of a new cell site, the company announced on Friday.
Unfortunately, the city and Belmont County are now living their own Hollywood soap opera," the Daily Express quoted him as adding.
Harley Warrick, the Mail Pouch barn painter whose brush has decorated those shadowing images, still lives in Belmont County, Ohio, the same county where another barn painter gaining notoriety lives.
Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel filed the suit in Belmont County, Ohio, where the West Virginia-based steelmaker has operations, alleging the Russian and Japanese steel and trading companies have been selling hot-rolled steel below the cost of production.