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Abstract: Champaign County


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On February 20, 1805, the Ohio government authorized the creation of Champaign County. The county’s name came from the French word for “level land.” The county was originally parts of Greene and Franklin Counties. Among the county’s earlier residents were the Swedenborgians, a religious group that established Urbana University.

Full full text, see: http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/w/Champaign_County.


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