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Portsmouth, Ohio
PORTSMOUTH is a city in and the county seat of Scioto County , Ohio
Ohio
, United States
United States
. It lies in far southern Ohio
Ohio
, just east of the mouth of the Scioto River at the Ohio
Ohio
River, and across from Kentucky. The population was 20,226 at the 2010 census
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1830 United States Census
The UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 1830, the fifth census undertaken in the United States
United States
, was conducted on June 1, 1830. The only loss of census records for 1830 involved some countywide losses in Massachusetts, Maryland, and Mississippi. It determined the population of the 24 states to be 12,866,020, of which 2,009,043 were slaves. The center of population was about 170 miles (274 km) west of Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.
in present-day Grant County, West Virginia
Virginia

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1840 United States Census
The UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 1840 was the sixth census of the United States . Conducted by the Census Office on June 1, 1840, it determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 17,069,453 — an increase of 32.7 percent over the 12,866,020 persons enumerated during the 1830 Census . The total population included 2,487,355 slaves. In 1840, the center of population was about 260 miles (418 km) west of Washington , near Weston, Virginia
Virginia
. CONTENTS * 1 Controversy over statistics for mental illness among Northern blacks * 2 Census questions * 3 Data availability * 4 City rankings * 5 References * 6 External links CONTROVERSY OVER STATISTICS FOR MENTAL ILLNESS AMONG NORTHERN BLACKSThe 1840 Census was the first that attempted to count Americans who were "insane" or "idiotic"
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1850 United States Census
The UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 1850 was the seventh census of the United States . Conducted by the Census Office on June 1, 1850, it determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 23,191,876—an increase of 35.9 percent over the 17,069,453 persons enumerated during the 1840 Census . The total population included 3,204,313 slaves. This was the first census where there was an attempt to collect information about every member of every household, including women, children, and slaves. Prior to 1850, census records had recorded only the name of the head of the household and broad statistical accounting of other household members (three children under age five, one woman between the age of 35 and 40, etc.). It was also the first census to ask about place of birth. Hinton Rowan Helper made extensive use of the 1850 census results in his politically notorious book The Impending Crisis of the South (1857)
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1860 United States Census
The UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 1860 was the eighth Census conducted in the United States
United States
starting June 1, 1860, and lasting five months. It determined the population of the United States
United States
to be 31,443,321, an increase of 35.4 percent over the 23,191,875 persons enumerated during the 1850 Census . The total population included 3,953,761 slaves, representing 12.6% of the total population. By the time the 1860 census returns were ready for tabulation, the nation was sinking into the American Civil War
American Civil War
. As a result, Census Superintendent Joseph C. G. Kennedy and his staff produced only an abbreviated set of public reports, without graphic or cartographic representations. The statistics did allow the Census staff to produce a cartographic display, including preparing maps of Southern states, for Union field commanders
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1820 United States Census
The UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 1820 was the fourth Census conducted in the United States
United States
. It was conducted on August 7, 1820. The 1820 Census included six new states: Louisiana, Indiana, Mississippi, Illinois, Alabama and Maine. There has been a district wide loss of 1820 Census records for Arkansas Territory, Missouri Territory and New Jersey, however. The total population was determined to be 9,638,453, of which 1,538,022 were slaves. The center of population was about 120 miles (193 km) west-northwest of Washington in Hardy County , Virginia
Virginia
(now in West Virginia
Virginia
). CONTENTS * 1 Data Collected * 2 Note to Researchers * 3 City rankings * 4 Further reading * 5 References DATA COLLECTEDThe 1820 census contains a great deal more information than previous censuses
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AK Steel Holding
AK STEEL HOLDING CORPORATION is a steel producer headquartered in West Chester Township, Butler County, Ohio . The company's name is derived from the initials of Armco, its predecessor company, and Kawasaki Steel
Steel
Corporation , which contributed several of its production facilities to the company in 1989 in exchange for a large stake in the company. The company has been criticized for its record regarding pollution and worker safety . CONTENTS * 1 Current operations * 2 History * 2.1 Inclusion in the S"> AK Steel
Steel
production facility in Mansfield, Ohio. An Armco culvert in an irrigation canal
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Chillicothe, Ohio
CHILLICOTHE (/ˌtʃɪlɪˈkɒθi/ CHIL-i-KOTH-ee ) is a city in and the county seat of Ross County , Ohio
Ohio
, United States
United States
. The population was 21,901 at the 2010 census . It is the only city in Ross County and the center of the Chillicothe Micropolitan Statistical Area (as defined by the United States
United States
Census
Census
Bureau in 2003). Chillicothe is a designated Tree City
City
USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation
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Norfolk And Western Railway
The NORFOLK AND WESTERN RAILWAY (reporting mark NW), was a US class I railroad , formed by more than 200 railroad mergers between 1838 and 1982. It was headquartered in Roanoke, Virginia
Virginia
, for most of its existence. Its motto was "Precision Transportation"; it had a variety of nicknames, including "King Coal" and "British Railway of America" even though the N&W had mostly articulated steam on its roster. During the Civil War, the N&W was the biggest railroad in the south and moved most of the products with their steam locomotives to help the South the best way they could. The N&W was famous for manufacturing its own steam locomotives , which were built at the Roanoke Shops , as well as its own hopper cars
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Baltimore And Ohio Railroad
The BALTIMORE AND OHIO RAILROAD (reporting marks B"> At first this railroad was located entirely in the state of Maryland
Maryland
with an original line from the port of Baltimore
Baltimore
west to Sandy Hook . At this point to continue westward, it had to cross into Virginia
Virginia
(now West Virginia
Virginia
) over the Potomac River , adjacent to the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers. From there it passed through Virginia from Harpers Ferry to a point just west of the junction of Patterson Creek and the North Branch Potomac River where it crossed back into Maryland
Maryland
to reach Cumberland . From there it was extended to the Ohio River at Wheeling and a few years later also to Parkersburg, West Virginia
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Underground Railroad
The UNDERGROUND RAILROAD was a network of secret routes and safe houses established in the United States
United States
during the early-to-mid 19th century, and used by African-American slaves to escape into free states and Canada
Canada
with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause. The term is also applied to the abolitionists, both black and white, free and enslaved, who aided the fugitives. Various other routes led to Mexico
Mexico
or overseas. An earlier escape route running south toward Florida , then a Spanish possession, existed from the late 17th century until shortly after the American Revolution
American Revolution
. However, the network now generally known as the Underground Railroad
Underground Railroad
was formed in the late 1700s, and reached its height between 1850 and 1860
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1870 United States Census
The UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 1870 was the ninth United States Census
United States Census
. Conducted by the Census Bureau
Census Bureau
in June 1870, the 1870 Census
Census
was the first census to provide detailed information on the black population, only years after the culmination of the Civil War when slaves were granted freedom. The population was said to be 38,555,983 individuals, a 22.62% increase since 1860. The 1870 Census' population estimate is controversial, as many believed it underestimated the true population numbers, especially in New York and Pennsylvania
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1880 United States Census
The UNITED STATES CENSUS OF 1880 conducted by the Census Bureau during June 1880 was the tenth United States Census
United States Census
. It was the first time that women were permitted to be enumerators. The Superintendent of the Census was Francis Amasa Walker
Francis Amasa Walker
. CONTENTS * 1 Data collected * 2 Data availability * 3 Results * 4 City rankings * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links DATA COLLECTEDFive schedules were authorized by the 1880 Census Act, four of which were filled out byent of certain members of the population. Experts and special agents also were employed to collect data on valuation, taxation, and indebtedness; religion and libraries; colleges, academies, and schools; newspapers and periodicals, and wages
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1950 United States Census
The SEVENTEENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau , determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 150,697,361, an increase of 14.5 percent over the 131,669,275 persons enumerated during the 1940 Census . CONTENTS * 1 Census questions * 2 Data availability * 3 State rankings * 4 City rankings * 5 References * 6 External links CENSUS QUESTIONSThe 1950 census collected the following information from all respondents: * address * whether house is on a farm * name * relationship to head of household * race * sex * age * marital status * birthplace * if foreign born, whether naturalized * employment status * hours worked in week * occupation, industry and class of workerIn addition, a sample of individuals were asked additional questions covering income, marital history, fertility, and other topics
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1960 United States Census
The EIGHTEENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau , determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 179,323,175, an increase of 18.5 percent over the 151,325,798 persons enumerated during the 1950 Census . CONTENTS * 1 Data availability * 2 State rankings * 3 City rankings * 4 Notes * 5 External links DATA AVAILABILITYMicrodata from the 1960 census are freely available through the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series . Aggregate data for small areas, together with electronic boundary files, can be downloaded from the National Historical Geographic Information System . Personally identifiable information will be available in 2032
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1970 United States Census
The NINETEENTH UNITED STATES CENSUS , conducted by the Census Bureau , determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 203,392,031, an increase of 13.4 percent over the 179,323,175 persons enumerated during the 1960 Census . CONTENTS * 1 Data availability * 2 State rankings * 3 City rankings * 4 Conclusions * 5 Notes * 6 External links DATA AVAILABILITYMicrodata from the 1970 census are freely available through the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series . Aggregate data for small areas, together with electronic boundary files, can be downloaded from the National Historical Geographic Information System
National Historical Geographic Information System
. These data were originally created and disseminated by DUALabs . Personally identifiable information will be available in 2042
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