Place:Wintersville, Jefferson, Ohio, United States

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NameWintersville
Alt namesRichmondsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39020589
Wintervillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39020589
TypeVillage
Coordinates40.377°N 80.706°W
Located inJefferson, Ohio, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Wintersville is a village in Jefferson County, Ohio, United States. The population was 3,924 at the 2010 census. It is part of the WeirtonSteubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

During Morgan's Raid, a decisive Union victory in the Civil War in 1863, Confederate Brid. Gen. John Hunt Morgan traveled through the Moorefield, Harrisville, New Athens, Smithfield, New Alexandria, Wintersville, Two Ridge, Richmond, East Springfield, Bergholz, and Monroeville on his way to defeat at the Battle of Salineville.

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