Photo: John McLure House (Hans Phillips House, Lawrence Sands House, Daniel Zane House), ca. 1853, located at 203 South Front Street (Island Historic District), Wheeling, WV Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991. Photographed by User:Nyttend (own work), 2013, [cc-by-1.0 ], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed June, 2021.
Ohio County administrative offices are located at 1500 Chapline Street, Wheeling, WV 26003; phone: 304-234-3628.
The county was formed in 1776 while still a part of the State of Virginia. It is named for the Ohio River which forms its western boundary.