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Harrison County, Ohio
Map of Ohio highlighting Harrison County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Seat Cadiz
Largest village Cadiz
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

411 sq mi (1,064 km²)
404 sq mi (1,045 km²)
7 sq mi (19 km²), 1.77%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

15,856
39/sq mi (15/km²)
Founded February 1, 1813[1][2]
Named for William Henry Harrison
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.harrisoncountyohio.org
The Conotton Creek Trail begins in Bowerston.

Harrison County is a county located in the state of Ohio, USA. As of 2000, the population was 15,856. Its county seat is Cadiz[3] and is named for General William Henry Harrison, who was later President of the United States.[4]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 411 square miles (1,064 km²).404 square miles (1,045 km²) of it is land and 7 square miles (19 km²) of it (1.77%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Conotton Creek Trail

The Conotton Creek Trail is a rails-to-trails path that runs along Conotton Creek from Bowerston to Jewett in northern Harrison County, Ohio. The paved multi-use trail is 11.4 miles or 18.3 kilometers long.

Demographics

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 15,856 people, 6,398 households, and 4,516 families residing in the county. The population density was 39 people per square mile (15/km²). There were 7,680 housing units at an average density of 19 per square mile (7/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.49% White, 2.19% Black or African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. 0.37% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 6,398 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the county the population was spread out with 23% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,318, and the median income for a family was $36,646. Males had a median income of $30,485 versus $18,813 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,479. 13.3% of the population and 11% of families were below the poverty line. 17.5% of those under the age of 18 and 8.4% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1820 14,345
1830 20,916 45.8%
1840 20,099 −3.9%
1850 20,157 0.3%
1860 19,110 −5.2%
1870 18,682 −2.2%
1880 20,456 9.5%
1890 20,830 1.8%
1900 20,486 −1.7%
1910 19,076 −6.9%
1920 19,625 2.9%
1930 18,844 −4.0%
1940 20,313 7.8%
1950 19,054 −6.2%
1960 17,995 −5.6%
1970 17,013 −5.5%
1980 18,152 6.7%
1990 16,085 −11.4%
2000 15,856 −1.4%
Est. 2007 15,506 −2.2%
Population 1820-2007.[1]

Government

Communities

Villages

Map of Harrison County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Townships

Unincorporated communities

Notable residents

References

External links

Coordinates: 40°17′N 81°05′W / 40.29°N 81.09°W / 40.29; -81.09


Genealogy

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Harrison County, Ohio
Map
File:Map of Ohio highlighting Harrison County.png
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the USA highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded February 1 1813[1][2]
Seat Cadiz
Largest City Cadiz
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 1.77%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

15856
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Website: www.harrisoncountyohio.org
Named for: William Henry Harrison

Harrison County is a county located in the state of Ohio, USA. As of 2000, the population is 15,856. Its county seat is Cadiz6 and is named for General William Henry Harrison, who was later President of the United States.[3]

Contents

Notable Citizens

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,064 km² (411 sq mi). 1,045 km² (404 sq mi) of it is land and 19 km² (7 sq mi) of it (1.77%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Conotton Creek Trail

The Conotton Creek Trail begins here in Bowerston, Ohio.

The Conotton Creek Trail is a rails-to-trails path that runs from Bowerston to Jewett in northern Harrison County, Ohio. The paved multi-use trail is 11.4 miles or 18.3 kilometers long.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 15,856 people, 6,398 households, and 4,516 families residing in the county. The population density was 15/km² (39/sq mi). There were 7,680 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (19/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.49% White, 2.19% Black or African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. 0.37% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 6,398 households out of which 29.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.92.

In the county the population was spread out with 23% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 17.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.9 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $30,318, and the median income for a family was $36,646. Males had a median income of $30,485 versus $18,813 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,479. 13.3% of the population and 11% of families were below the poverty line. 17.5% of those under the age of 18 and 8.4% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.

Government

Map of Harrison County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Main article: Ohio county government.

Localities

Municipalities

Townships

Other locations

References

  1. ^ Ohio County Profiles: Harrison County (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  2. ^ Harrison County, Ohio. Retrieved on 2007-04-14.
  3. ^ {{cite web|url = http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39067&sid=0 |title = Harrison County data |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio State University

External links

Coordinates: 40°17′N 81°05′W / 40.29, -81.09

This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. The original content was at Harrison County, Ohio. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with this Familypedia wiki, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons License.
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