The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio serves over 5 million citizens in 48 of the 88 counties in Ohio. The Eastern Division sits at Columbus, and the Western Division at Cincinnati and Dayton.
The seat of court at COLUMBUS serves Athens, Belmont, Coschocton, Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Gallia, Guernsey, Harrison, Hocking, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Licking, Logan, Madison, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Union, Vinton, and Washington counties.
The seat of court at CINCINNATI serves Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton, Highland, Lawrence, Scioto, and Warren counties.
The seat of court at DAYTON serves Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby counties.