There are 14 US Post Offices in Scioto County serving a total of 104,784 residents equating to 7,485 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 167,247 packages are handled across the 14 county post offices annually. Scioto County is a county located in the south central region of the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 79,499. Its county seat is Portsmouth. The county was founded March 24, 1803 from Adams County and is named for an Indian word referring to deer or deer-hunting. Scioto County comprises the Portsmouth, OH Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Charleston-Huntington-Ashland, WV-OH-KY Combined Statistical Area. It is located at the confluence of the Scioto and Ohio rivers. It is the childhood home of former Ohio governor Ted Strickland."