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Portsmouth

About Portsmouth

20,302 in city
75,958 in metro
27 km² (10 mi²)
161.850768105 m
Portsmouth is an industrial city in southern Ohio. It is located at the confluence of the Scioto and Ohio Rivers, 82 miles south of Columbus. Major industries include steel, shoes, firebrick, plastics, and chemicals. Portsmouth was founded in 1803 and incorporated in 1814. The opening of the Ohio Canal, from Portsmouth to Cleveland, accelerated the city's growth. A major flood did great damage in 1937. Portsmouth is the seat of Scioto County.

Metro Cities

New Boston, Portsmouth

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
29 All Buildings
26
existing
1
under construction
2
demolished

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Masonic Temple Building 128 ft 1928
2 Alexandria House - -
3 Hurth Apartments - 1923
4 National Bank Building - 1911
5 Hudson House - -