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Ritchie County

Ritchie County was carved out of portions of Wood, Lewis, and Harrison counties on February 18, 1843. The county is drained by two forks of the Hughes River and by numerous creeks, including 30-mile-long Goose Creek. There are many narrow but fertile valleys and gentle uplands suitable for livestock raising and the county’s generally small farms.

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