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Encyclopedia > Ashtabula County, Ohio
Ashtabula County, Ohio
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Map of Ohio highlighting Ashtabula County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the USA highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded June 7, 1807[1]
Seat Jefferson
Largest City Ashtabula
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1368 sq mi (3544 km²)
702 sq mi (1819 km²)
666 sq mi (1725 km²), 48.67%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

102,728
56/km² 
Time zone Eastern : UTC-5/-4
Website: www.co.ashtabula.oh.us
Named for: "river of many fish" in Iroquoian

Ashtabula County is the northeasternmost county in the state of Ohio. As of 2000, the population was 102,728; its county seat is Jefferson6. The county is named for a Native American word meaning "river of many fish".[2] Image File history File links Map_of_Ohio_highlighting_Ashtabula_County. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_OH.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Ohio ... June 7 is the 158th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (159th in leap years), with 207 days remaining. ... Year 1807 (MDCCCVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Jefferson is a village in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... Railyard in the port of Ashtabula Ashtabula is a city located in Ashtabula County, Ohio, and the center of the Ashtabula Micropolitan Statistical Area (as defined by the United States Census Bureau in 2003). ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... Time Zone is also a historical computer game. ... Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is a high-precison atomic time standard. ... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... Iroquoian languages The Iroquoian languages are a Native American language family. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Jefferson is a village in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This list of Ohio county name etymologies lists the 88 counties of the U.S. state of Ohio, with the date of their erection in parenthesis and the etymology of their names. ... Native Americans are the indigenous peoples from the regions of North America now encompassed by the continental United States, including parts of Alaska. ...


The county is probably most well known for having 16 covered bridges within the county limits. Grapes are a popular crop and there are several wineries in the region owing to the favorable microclimate created by the nearby lake. During the winter, Ashtabula County receives quite a lot of lake effect snow and is part of the Southeastern Lake Erie Snowbelt. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Lake-effect precipitation coming off the Great Lakes, as seen from NEXRAD. Lake effect snow, which can be a type of snowsquall, is produced in the winter when cold, artic dry winds move across long expanses of warmer lake water, picking up water vapor which freezes and is deposited on... A snowbelt is a region, many of which lie downwind of the Great Lakes, where heavy snowfall is particularly common. ...

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Government

Main article: Ohio county government The government of Ohios counties is marked by a loose organization and a diffusion of power, the basic framework not having been changed since the Nineteenth century. ...


Geography

Ashtabula County is the largest county by area in the state of Ohio. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 3,544 km² (1,368 mi²). 1,819 km² (702 mi²) of it is land and 1,725 km² (666 mi²) of it (48.67%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent counties

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Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 102,728 people, 39,397 households, and 27,774 families residing in the county. The population density was 56/km² (146/mi²). There were 43,792 housing units at an average density of 24/km² (62/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 94.07% White, 3.16% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.34% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.85% from other races, and 1.36% from two or more races. 2.23% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 39,397 households out of which 32.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.80% were married couples living together, 11.40% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.50% were non-families. 24.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.70% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 3.05. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 28.00% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 14.70% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.10 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $35,607, and the median income for a family was $42,449. Males had a median income of $33,105 versus $22,624 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,814. About 9.20% of families and 12.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.10% of those under age 18 and 8.60% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...

Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels
Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

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Localities

Municipalities

Andover is a village located in the south-east of Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Railyard in the port of Ashtabula Ashtabula is a city located in Ashtabula County, Ohio, and the center of the Ashtabula Micropolitan Statistical Area (as defined by the United States Census Bureau in 2003). ... Port Conneaut waterfront showing lighthouse Conneaut (pronounced KAW-nee-ut) is a city located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Location in the state of Ohio Founded 1822 County Ashtabula County City Manager Jim Pearson-NP Area  - Total  - Water 10. ... Geneva-on-the-Lake is a village located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Jefferson is a village in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... North Kingsville is a village located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Orwell is a village located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Roaming Shores is a village located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Rock Creek is a village located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. ...

Townships

Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels Andover Township is a township located in Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA. Official Ashtabula County website Categories: | | ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels Ashtabula Township is a township located in northern Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA. Official Ashtabula County website Categories: | | ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels Austinburg Township is a township located in Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA. Official Ashtabula County website Categories: | | ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels Cherry Valley Township is a township located in southwest Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA. Official Ashtabula County website Categories: | | ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels Colebrook Township is a township located in southern Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA. Official Ashtabula County website Categories: | | ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels. ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels. ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels. ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels. ... Jefferson Township is located in central Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels. ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels. ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels. ... Morgan Township is located in central western Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... New Lyme Township is located in southern central Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Orwell Township is located in southwestern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Pierpont Township is located in eastern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Plymouth Township is located in eastern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Richmond Township is located in eastern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Rome Township is located in eastern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Saybrook Township is located in northern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Sheffield Township is located in eastern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Trumbull Township is located in western Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Wayne Township is located in eastern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Williamsfield Township is located in the southeast corner of Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Windsor Township is located in eastern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ...

Census-designated place

Edgewood is an unincorporated census-designated place located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. ...

Other localities

Austinburg is an unincorporated community in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... Dorset is an unincorporated community in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... Kingsville is an unincorporated community in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... Pierpont is an unincorporated community in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... Unionville is an unincorporated community in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... Williamsfield is an unincorporated community in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... Windsor is an unincorporated community in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ...

Culture

Ashtabula County is home to many Finnish Americans, and the 25th annual FinnFest USA celebration will be held in Ashtabula, Ohio from July 26 to 28, 2007.[1] Finnish Americans are Americans of Finnish descent, who currently number at about 700,000. ...


Notable residents

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References

  1. ^ Ohio County Profiles: Ashtabula County (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  2. ^ Ashtabula County data. Ohio State University Extension Data Center. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  3. ^ a b c (1963) Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who. 

Ashtabula County, Ohio
Jefferson, county seat
Cities

Ashtabula | Conneaut | Geneva 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Ohio. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the CE era. ... April 28 is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 247 days remaining. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Ohio_highlighting_Ashtabula_County. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... Jefferson is a village in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... List of Ohio county seats: Adams County-West Union Allen County-Lima Ashland County-Ashland Ashtabula County-Jefferson Athens County-Athens Auglaize County-Wapakoneta Belmont County-Saint Clairsville Brown County-Georgetown Butler County-Hamilton Carroll County-Carrollton Champaign County-Urbana Clark County-Springfield Clermont County-Batavia Clinton County-Wilmington Columbiana... Railyard in the port of Ashtabula Ashtabula is a city located in Ashtabula County, Ohio, and the center of the Ashtabula Micropolitan Statistical Area (as defined by the United States Census Bureau in 2003). ... Port Conneaut waterfront showing lighthouse Conneaut (pronounced KAW-nee-ut) is a city located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Location in the state of Ohio Founded 1822 County Ashtabula County City Manager Jim Pearson-NP Area  - Total  - Water 10. ...

Villages

Andover | Geneva-on-the-Lake | Jefferson | North Kingsville | Orwell | Roaming Shores | Rock Creek Andover is a village located in the south-east of Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Geneva-on-the-Lake is a village located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Jefferson is a village in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... North Kingsville is a village located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Orwell is a village located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Roaming Shores is a village located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Rock Creek is a village located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. ...

Townships

Andover | Ashtabula | Austinburg | Cherry Valley | Colebrook | Denmark | Dorset | Geneva | Harpersfield | Hartsgrove | Jefferson | Kingsville | Lenox | Monroe | Morgan | New Lyme | Orwell | Pierpont | Plymouth | Richmond | Rome | Saybrook | Sheffield | Trumbull | Wayne | Williamsfield | Windsor Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels Andover Township is a township located in Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA. Official Ashtabula County website Categories: | | ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels Ashtabula Township is a township located in northern Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA. Official Ashtabula County website Categories: | | ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels Austinburg Township is a township located in Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA. Official Ashtabula County website Categories: | | ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels Cherry Valley Township is a township located in southwest Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA. Official Ashtabula County website Categories: | | ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels Colebrook Township is a township located in southern Ashtabula County, Ohio, USA. Official Ashtabula County website Categories: | | ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels. ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels. ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels. ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels. ... Jefferson Township is located in central Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels. ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels. ... Map of Ashtabula County, Ohio with municipal and township labels. ... Morgan Township is located in central western Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... New Lyme Township is located in southern central Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Orwell Township is located in southwestern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Pierpont Township is located in eastern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Plymouth Township is located in eastern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Richmond Township is located in eastern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Rome Township is located in eastern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Saybrook Township is located in northern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Sheffield Township is located in eastern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Trumbull Township is located in western Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Wayne Township is located in eastern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Williamsfield Township is located in the southeast corner of Ashtabula County, Ohio. ... Windsor Township is located in eastern Ashtabula County, Ohio. ...

Census-designated place

Edgewood Edgewood is an unincorporated census-designated place located in Ashtabula County, Ohio. ...

Other localities

Austinburg | Dorset | Kingsville | Pierpont | Unionville | Williamsfield | Windsor Austinburg is an unincorporated community in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... Dorset is an unincorporated community in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... Kingsville is an unincorporated community in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... Pierpont is an unincorporated community in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... Unionville is an unincorporated community in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... Williamsfield is an unincorporated community in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ... Windsor is an unincorporated community in Ashtabula County, Ohio, United States. ...


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Ashtabula County, Ohio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1252 words)
Ashtabula County is a county located in the state of Ohio.
Ashtabula County is the largest county by area in the state of Ohio.
In the county the population is spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 7.60% from 18 to 24, 28.00% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 14.70% who are 65 years of age or older.
Ashtabula, Ohio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (834 words)
Ashtabula is a city located in Ashtabula County, Ohio, and the center of the Ashtabula Micropolitan Statistical Area (as defined by the United States Census Bureau in 2003).
Ashtabula was founded in 1803, later incorporated in 1891.
Ashtabula borders Lake Erie to the north and has a prominent harbor where the Ashtabula River flows into the lake.
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