The New International Encyclopædia/Wilmington (Ohio)

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WILMINGTON. The county-seat of Clinton County, Ohio, 55 miles northeast of Cincinnati, on the Baltimore and Ohio and the Cincinnati and Muskingum Valley railroads (Map: Ohio, C 7). It is the seat of Wilmington College (Friends), opened in 1870. Farming is the leading industry of the surrounding country, and the city manufactures auger bits, bridge work, bentwood products, furnaces, and butter. Population, in 1890, 3079; in 1900, 3613.