HARDIN COUNTY OHIO
1895 Map of Ohio
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Map modified with permission
of Ray Sterner from http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states
MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS
Hardin County Probate Court
1 Court House Sq # 210
Kenton, OH 43326-0000
Hardin County Board-Health
175 W Franklin St # 120, Kenton, OH 43326
Hardin County was formed in 1820 and named in honor of John Hardin. Hardin was a Revolutionary War leader who was slain by Ohio Indians while on a peace mission as an ambassador from President Washington.
Kenton, the county seat was established near Fort McArthur during the War of 1812. At one time the town had the largest wire fence factory in the country.
Agricultural products in the county include soybeans. Other principle industries are; machinery, transportation equipment, chemicals, fabricated metals, railroad cars, tank trucks, trailers, aircraft parts, hydroelectric equipment, sporting equipment and phenolic molding compounds.