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Monroe County is located in South East Ohio along the beautiful Ohio River. Monroe County is a rural area with rolling hills and countryside you just have to see to believe. Monroe County has been called "The Switzerland of Ohio" because of its rugged terrain and the cultural influences of its early Swiss immigrants. The county seat is Woodsfield.
State Route 78 and State Route 26 in Monroe County have been acclaimed as two of the top ten roads named by Car and Driver Magazine. In addition, State Route 26 and State Route 7 have been designated as National Scenic Byways.
The National Forest Covered Bridge Scenic Byway
follows State Route 26 from Marietta to Woodsfield, Ohio. For most of its length, it parallels the Little Muskingum River. The scenic byway traverses some of Ohio's most beautiful countryside and many choose to stop along its route, to camp and savor the natural beauty of this area. There are five campgrounds along the byway. The Scenic Byway is a self-guided tour to interpret 35 miles of scenery and history along the Little Muskingum River. To guide you along the tour, look for the tour markers that will lead you to each of the ten stops. The tour is approximately four hours, plus one hour to return to Marietta