Muskingum County

Muskingum County, Ohio

401 Main St
Zanesville, OH 43701
Phone: (740) 455-7104

In central OH, east of Columbus; organized Mar 1, 1804 from Washington and Fairfield counties. Name Origin: For the Muskingum River, which flows through it; from Algonquian but the meaning is uncertain, possibly 'by the river.'

Area (sq mi):: 672.59 (land 664.63; water 7.97) Population per square mile: 128.80
Population 2005: 85,579 State rank: 31 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 3.10% Population 2000: 84,585 (White 93.50%; Black or African American 4.00%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 36.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,533; median household $35,185; Population below poverty level: 12.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,350-$24,821
Unemployment (2004): 8.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.30% Median travel time to work: 24.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 20.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Zanesville County seat (25,324)

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    Muskingum County also has the third largest overall turkey harvest in the state, so this is some excellent land for hunting and recreation," said R.
    The ORV Condensate Pipeline will transport condensate from points in Harrison, Belmont, Guernsey, Noble, Monroe, and Washington counties, OH to Bells Run Station in Washington County, OH, Black Run Station in Muskingum County, OH, and, if Ohio River Valley Pipeline, LLC elects to construct extension(s) of its system, to one or more connecting facilities in Holmes, Coshocton, and Harrison County.
    The Muskingum County Center for Seniors in Zanesville, Ohio, celebrated a successful fundraising event entitled SOUPer Bowl on October 19.
    People in Zanesville, Ohio headed indoors as officers searched the countryside to hunt the animals that escaped from Muskingum County Animal Farm.
    Sheriff Lutz would not say how Mr Thompson died but revealed that when deputies arrived at Muskingum County Animal Farm several aggressive animals were near his body and had to be shot.
    Expansion into Muskingum County has been one of our strategic goals,' said Mark F Bradley, president and chief executive officer of Peoples Bancorp Inc and Peoples Bank.
    CASE FACTS: On April 26, 2007, the Muskingum County Grand Jury indicted Timothy Williams on one count of rape and one count of sexual battery.
    The current pilot implementation in Muskingum County also involves testing laptop computers to help workers access the system in the field.
    The Muskingum banking market is defined as Muskingum County and Harrison Township in Perry County, all in Ohio.
    Pat Wess of Nashport, Ohio, b low-dries her ``white silk'' rooster after giving it a shampoo before the rooster contest at the Muskingum County Fair in Zanesville, Ohio.
    The pool's largest obligor is currently Muskingum County, which comprises approximately 17% of the loan portfolio.