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Rowsburg is an unincorporated community in Ashland County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.


Rowsburg was laid out and platted in 1835 by Michael D. Row, and named for him. A former variant name of Rowsburg was Rows. A post office called Rows was established in 1840, and remained in operation until 1905.

Notable person

Rufus Cole, a medical researcher and first director of the Rockefeller University Hospital, was born in Rowsburg in 1872.

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