Coshocton county is located in east central Ohio Coshocton. The county population on July 1, 1999, was 36,204, an increase of 777 over the 1990 census.
The county, one of the state's largest, was created in 1810 from parts of Muskingum and Tuscarawas counties. The name is a translation from the Indian name for "black bear town." Assets included deposits of coal, iron ore and salt.
Today's major industries include automotive stampings, calendars, iron pipe, metals, paper, plastics, printing and publishing and rubber.