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Encyclopedia > Clark County, Ohio
Clark County, Ohio
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Map of Ohio highlighting Clark County
Location in the state of Ohio
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Founded March 1, 1818[1]
Seat Springfield
Largest City Springfield
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

403 sq mi (1045 km²)
400 sq mi (1036 km²)
4 sq mi (10 km²), 0.92%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

144,742
362/sq mi (140/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4
Website: www.clarkcountyohio.gov
Named for: General George Rogers Clark

Clark County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2006, the US Census estimated the population was 141,872. Its county seat is Springfield.6 The county was established on March 1, 1818 and is named for General George Rogers Clark who fought Indians in Ohio in the early Nineteenth Century.[2] Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... 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 ... is the 60th day of the year (61st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1818 (MDCCCXVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Springfield is the county seat of Clark County in the State of Ohio. ... 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 (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... 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. ... Metronome, a public art installation showing the time in New York City The Eastern Time Zone (ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of Northern America and the west coast of South America. ... Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is a high-precision atomic time standard. ... Though DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... Clark as painted by Matthew Harris Jouett in 1825 George Rogers Clark (November 19, 1752 – February 13, 1818) was the preeminent American military leader on the northwestern frontier during the American Revolutionary War. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... 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. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Springfield is the county seat of Clark County in the State of Ohio. ... 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. ... is the 60th day of the year (61st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1818 (MDCCCXVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar. ... 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. ... Clark as painted by Matthew Harris Jouett in 1825 George Rogers Clark (November 19, 1752 – February 13, 1818) was the preeminent American military leader on the northwestern frontier during the American Revolutionary War. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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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

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,045 square kilometers (403 sq mi). 1,036 km² (400 sq mi) of it is land and 10 km² (4 sq mi) of it (0.92%) 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. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... 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

Champaign County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Montgomery County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ... Miami County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ...

Demographics

Clark County
Population by year[1]

2000 144,742
1990 147,548
1980 150,236
1970 157,115
1960 131,440
1950 111,661
1940 95,647
1930 90,936
1920 80,728
1910 66,435
1900 58,939
1890 52,277
1880 41,948
1870 32,070
1860 25,300
1850 22,178
1840 16,882
1830 13,114
1820 9,533

As of the census² of 2000, there were 144,742 people, 56,648 households, and 39,370 families residing in the county. The population density was 140/km² (362/mi²). There were 61,056 housing units at an average density of 59/km² (153/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 88.12% White, 8.95% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.53% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 1.58% from two or more races. 1.17% 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. ...

Clark County courthouse.
Clark County courthouse.

There were 56,648 households out of which 31.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.60% were married couples living together, 12.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.50% were non-families. 26.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.97. ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2500x1475, 920 KB) Summary Clark County courthouse in Springfield, Ohio. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (2500x1475, 920 KB) Summary Clark County courthouse in Springfield, Ohio. ... Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 25.10% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 26.80% from 25 to 44, 24.30% 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 92.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.60 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $40,340, and the median income for a family was $48,259. Males had a median income of $37,157 versus $24,688 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,501. About 7.90% of families and 10.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.90% of those under age 18 and 8.20% 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. ...


Localities

Municipalities

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

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Catawba is a village located in Clark County, Ohio. ... Clifton is a village located in Clark and Greene counties in Ohio. ... Donnelsville is a village located in Clark County, Ohio. ... Enon is a village located in Clark County, Ohio. ... New Carlisle is a city in Clark County, Ohio, United States. ... North Hampton is a village located in Clark County, Ohio. ... South Charleston is a village in Clark County, Ohio, United States. ... South Vienna is a village located in Clark County, Ohio. ... Springfield is the county seat of Clark County in the State of Ohio. ... Tremont City is a village located in Clark County, Ohio. ...

Census-designated places

Crystal Lakes is an unincorporated census-designated place located in Clark County, Ohio. ... Green Meadows is an unincorporated census-designated place located in Clark County, Ohio. ... Holiday Valley is an unincorporated census-designated place located in Clark County, Ohio. ... Lawrenceville is a village located in Clark County, Ohio. ... Northridge is an unincorporated census-designated place located in Clark County, Ohio. ... Park Layne is an unincorporated census-designated place located in Clark County, Ohio, within the jurisdiction of New Carlisle. ...

Other locations

Medway is an unincorporated census-designated place located in Clark County, Ohio. ... Plattsburgh is a place in Clark County, Ohio, at 39°5346N 83°3642W. Categories: Stub | Clark County, Ohio ...

Townships

Municipalities and townships of Clark County. ... Municipalities and townships of Clark County. ... Municipalities and townships of Clark County. ... Municipalities and townships of Clark County. ... Municipalities and townships of Clark County. ... Municipalities and townships of Clark County. ... It has been suggested that North Hampton Township, Clark County, Ohio be merged into this article or section. ... Municipalities and townships of Clark County. ... Municipalities and townships of Clark County. ...

Education

Public School Districts

See also

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References

  1. ^ a b Ohio County Profiles: Clark County (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  2. ^ Clark County data. Ohio State University Extension Data Center. Retrieved on 2007-04-28.
  • Guide to Clark County from the Guardian newspaper of London

Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ohio State University (OSU) is a coeducation public research university in the state of Ohio. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... is the 118th day of the year (119th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

Coordinates: 39°55′N 83°47′W / 39.92, -83.78 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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