Pickaway County was established by an Act of the General Assembly of Ohio at the (then) state capital of Chillicothe, on January 12, 1810 with the Act to become effective on March 1, 1810. The name Pickaway is derived from the words Piqua, Pickaweeke, Peckawee or some other variation of the name of a sept of Shawnee that had settled in the Pickaway Plains area of the county.
PICKAWAY COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ADOPT FAIRGROUNDS REVITALIZATION PLAN
The Pickaway County Board of Commissioners recently voted unanimously to finalize the Pickaway County Fairgrounds Revitalization Plan it has been working towards for more than a year. The plan was developed in consultation with the engineering firm MS Consultants, with input from the Pickaway County Agricultural Society, the Pickaway County 4H Advisory Committee, the Junior Fair Board, and other community stakeholders. (CLICK HERE FOR PRESS RELEASE)