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The Muskingum River begins its journey to the Ohio River in east central Ohio in Coshocton where the Walhonding and Tuscarawas Rivers meet in central Coshocton County.

As a major tributary of the Ohio, the river played an important part in the early development of southeastern portion of the state. It has played a major role in the rise of such towns and cities as Conesville, Dresden, Zanesville, Philo, McConnelsville, Beverly, Lowell and Marietta, where it empties into the Ohio.

Recreational venues spawned by the river include Blue Rock State Park and Blue Rock State Forest.