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Rix Mills is an unincorporated community in Muskingum County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.


The community was named after Edmond Rix, the proprietor of a local mill. A former variant name was Rixville. Rixville was laid out in 1854. A post office called Rixs Mills was established in 1846, the name was changed to Rix Mills in 1892, and the post office closed in 1902.

Notable person

Miles Conway Moore, 14th Governor of Washington Territory, was born at Rix Mills in 1845.

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