Welcome to
Scioto County!

Scioto County Board of Commissioners


On March 24, 1803, the State of Ohio authorized the creation of Scioto County. Local residents took the county's name from a Native American word referring to the deer that were plentiful in the area.

Board of Commissioners

Scioto County Courthouse, RM 310

602 7th Street, Portsmouth, OH 45662


Commissioner Meetings

Fair Housing

Fair Housing Administration Program

The local Fair Housing Contact for Scioto County &

City of Portsmouth is:


Amanda Howard

Deputy Clerk

602 7th Street, Portsmouth, OH 45662


Scioto Housing Brochure
Tenant Landlord Brochure
2021 Property Tax Delinquent List
Portsmouth Inner-City Development Corporation

Recent News

Scioto County

Sewer Extension Grant

Scioto & Lawrence County Industrial Corridor to Receive $3.5 Million Jobs Ohio Grant.




County Commissioners:

Thursdays @ 9:30

Courthouse, Room 310

Land Bank:

3rd Thursday @ 10:30

Courthouse, Room 404

Scioto County Health Department:

2nd Friday @ 12:00

Courthouse, Room 107

Planning Commission:

3rd Tuesday @ 11:00

Courthouse, Room 404

Southern Ohio Port Authority:

06/10/2021 @ 12pm - Courthouse, Room 404

09/09/2021 @ 12pm - Courthouse, Room 404

12/09/2021 @ 12pm - Courthouse, Room 404

Employment Opportunities

Interested in working for Scioto County?

Check back periodically to find opportunities to work for Scioto County!



602 7th Street, Portsmouth, OH 45662