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Gallia County Ohio Genealogy

Founded: March 25, 1803

Named for: Latin name for France

County Seat: Gallipolis

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Gallia County was formed on March 25, 1803, from portions of Adams and Washington counties. Gallia County had originally been settled by French immigrants, who named the county “Gallia,” the Latin name for Gaul, the ancient region of Western Europe which included present day France.


Towns: Addison, Cheshire, Clay, Gallipolis (county seat), Green, Greenfield, Guyan, Harrison, Huntington, Morgan, Ohio, Perry, Raccoon, Springfield, Walnut.

Villages: Centerville, Cheshire, Crown City, Gallipolis (county seat), Rio Grande, Vinton.

Census-designated places: Kanauga.

Other unincorporated communities: Bidwell, Kerr, Mercerville, Patriot.

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Genealogy Research in Gallia County Ohio

Gallia County Courthouse
18 Locust St.
Gallipolis, Oh 45631
Phone: (740) 446-4612 ext. 213

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