Ohio County / State of Ohio

Ohio County / State of Ohio (HM5ZU)

Location: Wheeling, WV 26003 Ohio County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 4.353', W 80° 44.238'

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Ohio County. Formed in 1776 from West Augusta. Named for the river which bears an Indian name meaning "Beautiful River." Scene of last battle of the Revolution, 1782. Visited by La Salle, Celoron, Gist, Washington, and later explorers.

State of Ohio. Named for the river, called by the Iroquois the "Beautiful River." Visited by La Salle in 1669-1670. Once part of the Northwest Territory. Settled at Marietta, 1788. Admitted to the Union, 1803. Home of eight United States Presidents.
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HM NumberHM5ZU
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 8:50pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 522400 N 4435842
Decimal Degrees40.07255000, -80.73730000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 4.353', W 80° 44.238'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 4' 21.18" N, 80° 44' 14.28" W
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Area Code(s)304, 740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 414 Zane St, Wheeling WV 26003, US
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