Steubenville was founded in 1797 in honor of the coming of Prussia General Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben.
By the authorities is determined to a rape of a 16- year-old girl since 2012. International attention given the investigation because young people observed the act and should have commented laudatory. On March 17, 2013, a 16 -year-old and a 17 year old perpetrators of rape were found guilty and sentenced under juvenile criminal law on minimum sentences of one and two years in prison.
Sons and daughters of the town
- Albert Newsam (1809-1864), lithographer
- Edwin McMasters Stanton (1815-1869), politician, minister of war of the United States
- John Harper Long (1856-1918), Chemist
- Charles Ogle (1865-1940), actor
- John Scarne (1903-1985), an expert on gambling and a well-known artist cards
- Dean Martin (1917-1995), actor and singer
- Rollie Fingers ( born 1946 ), baseball player
- Daniel DiNardo ( born 1949 ), cardinal
- Hlib Lonchyna (born 1954 ), Bishop and Exarch of Great Britain
- Traci Lords ( born 1968 ), actress