EX­PLORE GEAUGA COUNTY

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Its name is de­rived from the Na­tive Amer­i­can word sheauga, mean­ing rac­coon Es­tab­lished: Dec. 31, 1805 Pop­u­la­tion: 93,918 County Seat: Chardon The Great Geauga County Fair is Ohio’s old­est con­tin­u­ally oper­at­ing fair, first held in 1823. Geauga County is home to more than 18,000 Amish peo­ple, mak­ing it the coun­try’s fourth-largest set­tle­ment. North­east­ern Ohio is known for maple syrup pro­duc­tion, and thou­sands flock to Bur­ton, “Pan­cake Town USA,” for pan­cake break­fasts on Sun­days in March.

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