Portage County, OH

PORTAGE COUNTY, situated in the northeasterly part of Ohio, and traversed by Cuyahoga and Tuscarawaa rivers, which are separated by a portage of one mile. Area, 500 square miles. Face of the country, elevated and broken. Seat of justice, Ravenna. Pop. in 1810, 2,995; in 1820, 10,095; in 1830, 18,827; in 1840, 22,965; in 1850, 24,419. (Fanning's, 1853)
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County
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Kent, OH City or Town
Ravenna, OH City or Town
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