Meigs County obtained its territory from Athens & Gallia counties in 1819. The county seat is Pomeroy.   It is named for Return J. Meigs, Jr., the 4th Governor of Ohio.  Cities, towns, and villages (past and present) of Meigs County are Alfred, Apple Grove, Bedford Township, Burlingham, Carpenter, Chester, Chester Township, Columbia Township, Darwin, Downington, Dyesville, Flora, Harrisonville, Hazel, Hemlock Grove, Langsville, Lebanon Township, Letart Falls, Letart Township, Long Bottom, Middleport, Minersville, New Haven, Olive Township, Orange Township, Pageville, Pomeroy, Portland, Racine, Reedsville, Rock Springs, Rutland, Rutland Township, Salem Center, Salem Township, Salisbury Township, Saxon, Scipio Township, Sumner, Sutton Township, Syracuse, & Wilkesville.


Meigs County Coordinator:  Kim Gordon
State Coordinator:  Kim Gordon

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Meigs County Research Links and Resources
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  • Schools
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Meigs County Neighbors
Athens/Gallia/Jackson, WV/Mason, WV/Perry/Vinton/Wood, WV


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