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

484 sq mi (1,254 km²)
484 sq mi (1,253 km²)
0 sq mi (1 km²), 0.07%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

34,726
72/sq mi (28/km²)
Founded April 1, 1820[1]
Named for Israel Putnam
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.putnamcountyohio.com

Putnam County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2000, the population was 34,726. The name is in honor of Israel Putnam, who was a hero in the French and Indian War and a general in the American Revolutionary War.[2] Its county seat is Ottawa.[3]

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 484 square miles (1,254 km²). 484 square miles (1,253 km²) of it is land and 0 square miles (1 km²) of it (0.07%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Putnam County is at a central location between the following areas across the midwest:

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 34,726 people, 12,200 households, and 9,308 families residing in the county. The population density was 72 people per square mile (28/km²). There were 12,753 housing units at an average density of 26 per square mile (10/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.26% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.51% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. 4.38% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 12,200 households out of which 39.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.90% were married couples living together, 7.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.70% were non-families. 21.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the county, the population was spread out with 29.70% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 20.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $46,426, and the median income for a family was $52,859. Males had a median income of $36,548 versus $23,963 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,680. About 4.00% of families and 5.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.40% of those under age 18 and 9.80% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Education

The Putnam County Board of Education operates nine separate school districts county-wide.

Other villages across the county are served by one or more of these districts above in the district's zone area.

Communities

Map of Putnam County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Villages

Townships

Unincorporated communities

  • Avis
  • Croswell
  • Cuba
  • Dorninton
  • Douglas
  • Elm Center
  • Hartsburg
  • Hector
  • Jones City
  • Kieferville
  • Muntanna
  • New Cleveland
  • North Creek
  • Prentiss
  • Rice

Putnam County Fair

Official logo for Putnam County Fair

The Putnam County Fair is located in Ottawa, Ohio and the slogan is "A Blue Ribbon Event." At the fairgrounds, there are several activities you can enjoy from playing games, to riding rides, or just eating the food. The Putnam County Fair usually runs the last week of June.

References

External links

Coordinates: 41°01′N 84°08′W / 41.02°N 84.13°W / 41.02; -84.13


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Putnam County, Ohio
Map
File:Map of Ohio highlighting Putnam County.png
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the USA highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded April 1, 1820[1]
Seat Ottawa
Largest City Ottawa
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.07%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

34726
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Website: www.putnamcountyohio.com
Named for: Israel Putnam

Putnam County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2000, the population was 34,726. The name is in honor of Israel Putnam, who was a hero in the French and Indian War and a general in the American Revolutionary War.[2] Its county seat is Ottawa.6

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,254 km² (484 sq mi). 1,253 km² (484 sq mi) of it is land and 1 km² (0 sq mi) of it (0.07%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Putnam County is at a central location between the following areas across the midwest:

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 34,726 people, 12,200 households, and 9,308 families residing in the county. The population density was 28/km² (72/sq mi). There were 12,753 housing units at an average density of 10/km² (26/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.26% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.51% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. 4.38% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 12,200 households out of which 39.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.90% were married couples living together, 7.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.70% were non-families. 21.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.81 and the average family size was 3.29.

In the county, the population was spread out with 29.70% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 20.60% from 45 to 64, and 13.30% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 98.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $46,426, and the median income for a family was $52,859. Males had a median income of $36,548 versus $23,963 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,680. About 4.00% of families and 5.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.40% of those under age 18 and 9.80% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Main article: Ohio county government

Education

The Putnam County Board of Education operates nine separate school districts county-wide.

Other villages across the county are served by one or more of these districts above in the district's zone area.

Localities

Map of Putnam County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Municipalities

Townships

Other localities

Putnam County Fair

Official logo for Putnam County Fair

The Putnam County Fair is located in Ottawa and the slogan is "A Blue Ribbon Event." At the fairgrounds, there are several activities you can enjoy from playing games, to riding rides, or just eating the food. The Putnam County Fair usually runs the last week of June.

References

  1. ^ Ohio County Profiles: Putnam County (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  2. ^ Putnam County data. {{subst:#ifexist:Ohio State University|[[Ohio State University|]]|[[Wikipedia:Ohio State University|]]}} Extension Data Center. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.

Coordinates: 41°01′N 84°08′W / 41.02, -84.13

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