History of Knox County

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  • Andrew Craig, first Knox County Settler

    Andrew Craig becomes the first Knox County settler in 1803. where Center Run meets the Kokosing. 1803-01-01
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    History of Knox-Vernon

  • Ohio Becomes a State

    Ohio becomes the 17th State, population 60,000,
  • The town of Mount Vernon is founded

    The community was founded in 1805 by Joseph Walker, Thomas B. Patterson and Benjamin Butler.
  • Johnny Appleseed arrives.

    Johnny Appleseed arrives.
    Johnny Appleseed arrives in Knox County in 1806. He bought 2 lots in Mount Vernon in 1809. He was born September 26, 1774, died February 18, 1845.
  • Knox County Established

    1808 - Knox County Officially becomes a county. December 9th, 1800 Fairfield county was created which included all the territory of Knox County. February, 1808, Legislature organized Knox county into a separate and distinct county Related Link(s) Wiki and Book 1808-01-01