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Washington County, Ohio
Map of Ohio highlighting Washington County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Seat Marietta
Largest city Marietta
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

640 sq mi (1,658 km²)
635 sq mi (1,645 km²)
5 sq mi (13 km²), 0.78%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

63,251
100/sq mi (38/km²)
Founded 27 July, 1788[1]
Named for George Washington
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website www.co.washington.oh.us
Footnotes: [1]

Washington County is a county located in the state of Ohio. As of the 2000 census, the population was 63,251. Its county seat is Marietta[2]. The county, the oldest in the state, is named for George Washington.[3] Washington County is included in the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, West Virginia-Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 640 square miles (1,658 km²).635 square miles (1,645 km²) of it is land and 5 square miles (13 km²) of it (0.78%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 63,251 people, 25,137 households, and 17,671 families residing in the county. The population density was 100 people per square mile (38/km²). There were 27,760 housing units at an average density of 44 per square mile (17/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.33% White, 0.92% Black or African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. 0.51% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 29.5% were of German, 23.4% American, 12.3% English and 11.0% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000.

There were 25,137 households out of which 30.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.90% were married couples living together, 9.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.70% were non-families. 25.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.50% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 25.10% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 94.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,275, and the median income for a family was $41,605. Males had a median income of $32,034 versus $21,346 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,082. About 8.60% of families and 11.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.70% of those under age 18 and 10.20% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Communities

Map of Washington County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels
Downtown Marietta and the Muskingum River in July 2006

Cities

Villages

Townships

Census-designated place

Other communities

References

  1. ^ "Ohio County Profiles: Washington County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. http://www.odod.state.oh.us/research/FILES/S0/Washington.pdf. Retrieved 2007-04-28.  
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. http://www.naco.org/Template.cfm?Section=Find_a_County&Template=/cffiles/counties/usamap.cfm. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "Washington County data". Ohio State University Extension Data Center. http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39167&sid=0. Retrieved 2007-04-28.  
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

Coordinates: 39°28′N 81°29′W / 39.46°N 81.49°W / 39.46; -81.49


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Washington County, Ohio
Map
File:Map of Ohio highlighting Washington County.png
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the USA highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 27 July, 1788[1]
Seat Marietta
Largest City Marietta
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.78%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

63251
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Website: www.co.washington.oh.us
Named for: George Washington
[1]

Washington County is a county located in the state of Ohio. As of the 2000 census, the population was 63,251. Its county seat is Marietta6. The county, the oldest in the state, is named for George Washington.[2] Washington County is included in the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, West Virginia-Ohio (part) Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,658 km² (640 sq mi). 1,645 km² (635 sq mi) of it is land and 13 km² (5 sq mi) of it (0.78%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 63,251 people, 25,137 households, and 17,671 families residing in the county. The population density was 38/km² (100/sq mi). There were 27,760 housing units at an average density of 17/km² (44/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.33% White, 0.92% Black or African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.13% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. 0.51% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 25,137 households out of which 30.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.90% were married couples living together, 9.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.70% were non-families. 25.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county, the population was spread out with 23.50% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 25.10% from 45 to 64, and 15.00% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 94.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.00 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,275, and the median income for a family was $41,605. Males had a median income of $32,034 versus $21,346 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,082. About 8.60% of families and 11.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.70% of those under age 18 and 10.20% of those age 65 or over.

Government

Map of Washington County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Main article: Ohio county government

Localities in Washington County

Municipalities

Downtown Marietta and the Muskingum River in July 2006

Census-designated places

Townships

Unincorporated places

References

  1. ^ Ohio County Profiles: Washington County (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  2. ^ {{cite web|url = http://www.osuedc.org/profiles/profile_entrance.php?fips=39167&sid=0 |title = Washington County data |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio State University

Washington County, Ohio
Marietta, county seat
Cities

Belpre | Marietta

Municipalities

Beverly | Lowell | Lower Salem | Macksburg | Matamoras

Townships

Adams | Aurelius | Barlow | Belpre | Decatur | Dunham | Fairfield | Fearing | Grandview | Independence | Lawrence | Liberty | Ludlow | Marietta | Muskingum | Newport | Palmer | Salem | Warren | Waterford | Watertown | Wesley

Census-designated place

Devola

Unincorporated places

Barlow | Bartlett | Coal Run | Cutler | Germantown | Little Hocking | Newport | Reno | Vincent | Waterford | Watertown | Whipple | Wingett Run

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Coordinates: 39°28′N 81°29′W / 39.46, -81.49

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