Washington Court House, city (1990 pop. 12,983), seat of Fayette co., SW Ohio, on Paint Creek, in a productive farm, dairy, and poultry area; laid out and founded c.1810, inc. 1831. Its many manufactures include shoes, gloves, dairy products, and automobile and aircraft parts.
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