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How many counties are there in Ohio?

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The state of Ohio has 88 counties. The oldest county is Washington County, which was established in 1788, while the youngest county is Noble County, established in 1851.

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The largest county in Ohio by population is Cuyahoga County, the home of Cleveland, which has a population of around 1.28 million people, as of the 2010 census. The smallest county by population is Vinton County, with a population of 13,435 people. The largest county by area is Ashtabula County, which has an area of 702.44 square miles for a population of 101,497 people. The smallest county is Lake County, with an area of 228.21 square miles.

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