Fayette County, Ohio


Fayette County, Ohio

Infobox U.S. County
county = Fayette County
state = Ohio


founded = March 1 1810cite web|url = http://www.odod.state.oh.us/research/FILES/S0/Fayette.pdf |title = Ohio County Profiles: Fayette County |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio Department of Development | format = PDF]
seat wl = Washington Court House | largest city = Washington Court House | area_total_sq_mi = 407
area_land_sq_mi = 407
area_water_sq_mi = 0
area percentage = 0.12%
census yr = 2000
pop = 28433
density_sq_mi = 70
density_km2 = 27
time zone = Eastern
UTC offset = -5
DST offset= -4
web = www.fayette-co-oh.com/
named for = Marquis de Lafayette|

Fayette County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population was 28,433. Its county seat is Washington Court House.GR|6 It was named for the Marquis de Lafayette, a Frenchman who was an officer in the American Army in the Revolution, when established on March 1, 1810.cite web|url = http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39047&sid=0|title = Fayette County data |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio State University Extension Data Center ]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 407 square miles (1,054 km²).407 square miles (1,053 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (1 km²) of it (0.12%) is water.

Adjacent counties

*Madison County (north)
*Pickaway County (northeast)
*Ross County (southeast)
*Highland County (south)
*Clinton County (southwest)
*Greene County (northwest)

Demographics

Other place

*Good Hope

References

External links

* [http://www.fayette-co-oh.com/ Fayette County Government's website]


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