St. Clairsville is the county seat for Belmont County
Powhatan Point is in Belmont County
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On his journey down the Ohio River, Wednesday, October 24, 1770 noted in his diary "at the mouth of it (Captina Creek) we came abt 3 o'clock in the afternoon, and finding nobody there, we agreed to camp." Camped on return trip November 14 just above . . . — — Map (db m78500) HM
First surveyed in 1849, Powhatan Point was laid out by Franklin Knox. The "point" is the confluence of Captina Creek and the Ohio River. The small but thriving river and farming community served York Township and the rich Captina Valley as a . . . — — Map (db m78499) HM
The Coal Industry at Powhatan Point
The Pittsburgh No. 8 coal seam, located 100 feet below river level at Powhatan Point, extends across much of eastern Ohio, western Pennsylvania, and northern West Virginia. The Cleveland and . . . — — Map (db m78501) HM