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Its county seat is Mount Vernon and is named for Henry Knox, an officer in the American Revolutionary War who was later the first Secretary of War.
A large portion of Knox County's economy is based on agriculture, with gross cash receipts for crops and livestock exceeding $110 million annually.
The Knox County Agricultural Museum is a one-of-a-kind and Knox County Historical Museum where you can see the authentic memorabilia of composer Dan Emmett and comedian Paul Lynde.
Throughout the summer and fall, each area community in Knox County puts on their own festivals and street fairs complete with music, art, shows, great food, history, and more! There are also many exciting and fun visual arts, musical, and theatrical events all year long in this thriving center of Ohio arts.