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Chillicothe (pop. 21,923), industrial city and agricultural trade center in south central Ohio on the Scioto River and Paint Creek, seat of Ross County. Paper, shoes, and aluminum products are manufactured here. The city, founded in 1796 and incorporated in 1802, was capital of the Northwest Territory 1800–03 and of Ohio 18031–10 and 1812–16.

See also: Ohio.

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