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Scioto County, Ohio


Page Contents for Portsmouth, Ohio

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Community events.


Statistics & Facts

The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Portsmouth is approximately 20226 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 10,758 (1990), 8286 (2010).
The amount of land area in Portsmouth is 27.894 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.745 sq kilometers.
The distance from Portsmouth to Washington DC is 336 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 85 miles. (as the crow flies)
Portsmouth is positioned 38.75 degrees north of the equator and 82.95 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in south central Ohio on the border with Kentucky
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Portsmouth.
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Portsmouth Convention and Visitors Bureau
Phone: 614 353-7647

Boneyfiddle Area of Town

The Flood Wall - painted with murals depicting the city's past.

Ohio Erie Canal

Portsmouth Raceway Park

Shawnee State Forest

The Ohio River, the Scioto River

MIA/KIA Memorial

City Parks

The 1810 House

Southern Ohio Museum and Cultural Center

Portsmouth Little Theatre
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Portsmouth City Government

Portsmouth, Ohio is the County Seat for Scioto County

Scioto County Clerk Of Courts
602 7th St # 205
Portsmouth, OH 45662-3951
Phone: 740-355-8226

Portsmouth Community Events

Calendar of Events for Portsmouth.

Portsmouth Libraries

Portsmouth Public Library
1220 Gallia Street
Portsmouth, Ohio

Calendar of Events

Henry A. Lorberg Local History Department - local history and genealogy materials

Reference and Adult Services Department - 740-354-5688

Audio-Visual Department - 740-354-5413

Homebound Program for Scioto County-provides free delivery of library materials to homebound residents in Scioto County: 353-6320, TTY=354-6039

Youth Services Department: 353-6320, TTY=354-6039

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