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[[History of Licking County| Licking County]] is located near the geographical center of Ohio. Its history dates back approximately 14,000 years when Paleoindians first inhabited the region. Around 200 B.C., the [[Mound Builders #Hopewell|Hopewell]] people began to build elaborate [[Prehistory of Licking County#Earthworks|earthworks]] here. The first permanent European settlers, [[Elias Hughes]] and [[John Ratliff]], arrived in 1798. Licking County was officially formed in 1808 and the county became incorporated under the State of Ohio in 1833, with Newark as its county seat. The estimated population in 2015 was  [https://development.ohio.gov/files/research/C1046.pdf 170,570].  
  
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[[File:Wiki_LickingCounty.jpg|thumb|Map of Licking County from US Census Bureau]]
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Latest revision as of 11:09, 18 June 2018

Licking County Library Local History page.

Licking County is located near the geographical center of Ohio. Its history dates back approximately 14,000 years when Paleoindians first inhabited the region. Around 200 B.C., the Hopewell people began to build elaborate earthworks here. The first permanent European settlers, Elias Hughes and John Ratliff, arrived in 1798. Licking County was officially formed in 1808 and the county became incorporated under the State of Ohio in 1833, with Newark as its county seat. The estimated population in 2015 was 170,570.


The information on the following pages is a project of the Licking County Library's Adult Services Department. All information contained within, as well as much more, can be found in the Local History Vertical Files at the Main Library.

Topics of Interest

Map of Licking County from US Census Bureau

Biographies

Businesses

Cemeteries

Churches

Colleges and Universities

Events

Family Histories

Historic Sites and Buildings

History of Licking County

Maps

Museums and Parks

Natural Surroundings

Organizations

Photos

Prehistory of Licking County

Schools

Townships and Communities

Transportation


Timeline

Licking County Historical Timeline
1800s 1810s 1820s 1830s 1840s 1850s 1860s 1870s 1880s 1890s
1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
2000s 2010s