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Encyclopedia > Darke County, Ohio

Darke County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2000, the population is 53,309. Its county seat is Greenville6 and is named for William Darke, an officer in the Revolution. Originally, in continental Europe, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count. ... A state of the United States (U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states, four of which officially favor the term commonwealth which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 34th 116,096 km² 355 km 355 km 8. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Greenville is a city located in the United States; within Darke County in the state of Ohio. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia 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. ... William Darke (1736-November 20, 1801) was an American army officer who served in the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War. ... Combatants American Revolutionaries, France, Netherlands, Spain, allies British Empire, allies Commanders George Washington Comte de Rochambeau Nathanael Greene William Howe Henry Clinton Charles Cornwallis The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the American War of Independence, was the military component of the American Revolution. ...

Contents

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,555 km² (600 mi²). 1,553 km² (600 mi²) of it is land and 1 km² (0 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.08% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) 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 Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Adjacent counties

Darke County, Ohio, is one of the few counties in the United States to border as many as 8 counties. Ohio has another such county: Stark County (whose neighboring counties are all within Ohio). If not for a narrow slip of Mercer County that reaches to Shelby County that also separates Darke County from Auglaize County, Darke County would border 9 counties, which would make it part of an even rarer class of counties. Mercer County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Shelby County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Miami County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Montgomery County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ... Preble County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Richmond is the county seat. ... Randolph County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ... Jay County is a county located in the state of Indiana. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 53,309 people, 20,419 households, and 14,905 families residing in the county. The population density is 34/km² (89/mi²). There are 21,583 housing units at an average density of 14/km² (36/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.09% White, 0.39% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.25% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 0.86% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. 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 Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 20,419 households out of which 33.30% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.00% are married couples living together, 8.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.00% are non-families. 23.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.56 and the average family size is 3.03. The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 26.30% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 15.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 96.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.30 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $39,307, and the median income for a family is $45,735. Males have a median income of $32,933 versus $23,339 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,670. 8.00% of the population and 6.00% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.10% of those under the age of 18 and 9.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. 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 living in poverty The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Government

See 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. ...


Municipalities

Ansonia is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. ... Arcanum is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. ... Bradford is a village located in Darke and Miami counties in Ohio. ... Burkettsville is a village located in Darke and Mercer counties in Ohio. ... Castine is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. ... Gettysburg is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. ... Gordon is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. ... Greenville is a city located in the United States; within Darke County in the state of Ohio. ... Hollansburg is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. ... Ithaca is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. ... New Madison is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. ... New Weston is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. ... North Star is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. ... Palestine is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. ... Pitsburg, A.K.A. Pit$vega$ is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. ... For the Warren County place of this name, see Rossburg. ... Union City is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. ... Versailles is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. ... Wayne Lakes is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. ... Yorkshire is a village located in Darke County, Ohio. ...

Education

Public School Districts

  • Ansonia Local Schools
    • Ansonia High School, Ansonia (the Tigers)
  • Arcanum-Butler Local School District
    • Arcanum High School, Arcanum (the Trojans)
  • Franklin Monroe Schools
    • Franklin Monroe Middle School/High School, Pitsburg (the Jets)
  • Greenville City School District
    • Greenville Senior High School, Greenville (the Green Wave)
  • Mississinawa Valley Local School District
    • Mississinawa Valley Junior/Senior High School, Union City (the Blackhawks)
  • Tri-Village Local School District
    • Tri-Village High School, New Madison (the Patriots)
  • Versailles Exempted Village Schools
    • Versailles High School, Versailles (the Tigers)

External link


Flag of Ohio State of Ohio

History | Government | Cities | Villages | Townships | Colleges and universities File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus (largest metropolitan area is Cleveland) Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 34th 116,096 km² 355 km 355 km 8. ... Ohio was the 17th U.S. state to join the Union, doing so on 19 February 1803, when the U.S. Congress accepted the notice from the territorys constitutional convention. ... List of cities in Ohio, arranged in alphabetical order. ... List of villages in Ohio, arranged in alphabetical order. ... The List of Ohio Townships provides an alphabetic list of the 1340 current and historic townships in Ohio. ... See Ohio state entry // Federal Institutions Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio State Institutions Four-Year University of Akron, Akron, Ohio Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio Central State University, Wilberforce, Ohio (Historically black colleges) University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio Cleveland State University...

Capital:

Columbus In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ... =hiddenStructure style=font-size: smaller; text-align: center; Nickname: The Arch City The Discovery City Motto: Official website: http://www. ...

Regions:

Unglaciated Allegheny Plateau | Glaciated Allegheny Plateau | Glacial till plains | Lake Erie | Black Swamp | Greater Cincinnati | Greater Cleveland This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The Unglaciated Allegheny Plateau is located in an arc around southeastern Ohio into western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. ... The Glaciated Allegheny Plateau is that portion of the Allegheny Plateau that lies within the area covered by the last glaciation. ... The Glacial till plains are in the Northwest of Ohio. ... Lake Erie, looking southward from a high rural bluff near Leamington, Ontario Lake Erie (pronounced ) is one of the five large freshwater Great Lakes in North America, which are among the largest in the world. ... Categories: US geography stubs | Ohio history | Indiana history | Wetlands | U.S. historical regions and territories ... Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky metropolitan area is a metropolitan area that includes eight counties in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. ... NASA image of Greater Cleveland and Lake Erie Greater Cleveland is a nickname for the metropolitan area surrounding Cleveland in Ohio. ...

Largest cities:

Akron | Cincinnati | Cleveland | Columbus | Dayton | Toledo Nickname: The Rubber Capital of the World Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: The Queen City Official website: http://www. ... Nickname: The Forest City Motto: Progress and Prosperity Official website: www. ... =hiddenStructure style=font-size: smaller; text-align: center; Nickname: The Arch City The Discovery City Motto: Official website: http://www. ... Skyline of Dayton from the north, across the Great Miami River. ... Nickname: The Glass City, T-Town Official website: http://www. ...

Counties:

Adams | Allen | Ashland | Ashtabula | Athens | Auglaize | Belmont | Brown | Butler | Carroll | Champaign | Clark | Clermont | Clinton | Columbiana | Coshocton | Crawford | Cuyahoga | Darke | Defiance | Delaware | Erie | Fairfield | Fayette | Franklin | Fulton | Gallia | Geauga | Greene | Guernsey | Hamilton | Hancock | Hardin | Harrison | Henry | Highland | Hocking | Holmes | Huron | Jackson | Jefferson | Knox | Lake | Lawrence | Licking | Logan | Lorain | Lucas | Madison | Mahoning | Marion | Medina | Meigs | Mercer | Miami | Monroe | Montgomery | Morgan | Morrow | Muskingum | Noble | Ottawa | Paulding | Perry | Pickaway | Pike | Portage | Preble | Putnam | Richland | Ross | Sandusky | Scioto | Seneca | Shelby | Stark | Summit | Trumbull | Tuscarawas | Union | Van Wert | Vinton | Warren | Washington | Wayne | Williams | Wood | Wyandot | County name origins This is a list of Ohio counties: Adams County (West Union, Ohio) Allen County (Lima, Ohio) Ashland County (Ashland, Ohio) Ashtabula County (Jefferson, Ohio) Athens County (Athens, Ohio) Auglaize County (Wapakoneta, Ohio) Belmont County (St. ... Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. ... Allen County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Ashland County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Ashtabula County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Athens County is a county located in the state of Ohio, in the southeasternmost part of the state. ... Auglaize County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Belmont County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Brown County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Butler County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Carroll County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Champaign County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... For British letters in the 2004 Presidential election, see The Guardians Operation Clark County Clark County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Clermont County is a county located in the state of Ohio, just east of Cincinnati. ... Clinton County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Columbiana County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Coshocton County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Crawford County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Cuyahoga County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Defiance County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Delaware County is a fast growing suburban county located in the state of Ohio, within the Columbus, OH metropolitan area. ... Erie County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Fairfield County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Fayette County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Fulton County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Gallia County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Geauga County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Greene County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Hamilton County is a county of the state of Ohio, located in the southwest corner of the state. ... Hancock County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Hardin County is a country located in the state of Ohio. ... Harrison County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Henry County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Highland County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Hocking County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Holmes County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Huron County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Knox County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Lake County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Location in the state of Ohio Formed Seat Newark Area  - Total  - Water 1,783 km² (688 mi²) 5 km² (2 mi²) 0. ... Logan County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Lorain County is a county located in the northeastern region state of Ohio, and is considered to be a part of what is locally referred to as Greater Cleveland. ... Lucas County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Mahoning County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Marion County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Medina County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Meigs County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Mercer County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Miami County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Montgomery County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ... Morgan County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Morrow County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ... Muskingum County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Noble County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Ottawa County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Paulding County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Perry County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Pickaway County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Pike County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Portage County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Preble County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Putnam County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Richland County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Ross County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Sandusky County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Scioto County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Seneca County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Shelby County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Stark County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Summit County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Trumbull County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Tuscarawas County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Union County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Van Wert County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Vinton County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Location in the state of Ohio Formed May 1, 1803 Seat Lebanon Area  - Total  - Water 1,054 km² (407 mi²) 19 km² (8 mi²) 1. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Williams County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Demographics As of the census2 of 2000, there are 121,065 people, 45,172 households, and 29,678 families residing in the county. ... Wyandot County is located in the state of Ohio. ... 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. ...


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Darke County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States.
Darke County, Ohio, is one of the few counties in the United States to border as many as 8 counties.
In the county the population is spread out with 26.30% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 27.50% from 25 to 44, 23.20% from 45 to 64, and 15.30% who are 65 years of age or older.
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