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Guernsey County was created 1810 March 1, out of Belmont and Muskingum Counties. Portions of Guernsey County were later incorporated into the counties of Monroe (1813 January 29), Morgan (1817 December 29), and Noble (1851 March 11).

Guernsey County was named for the English Channel island of the same name, the origin of many of the early settlers. The county seat is Cambridge.

The county lies along Zane's Trace and the old National Road (U.S. 40), over which many pioneers traveled in the 18th century to open up America's interior.

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