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Encyclopedia > Delphos, Ohio

Delphos is a city located in Allen and Van Wert counties in Ohio. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 6,944. Allen County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Van Wert County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... 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. ...

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Geography

Location of Delphos, Ohio

Delphos is located at 40°50'40" North, 84°20'22" West (40.844441, -84.339360)GR1. Image File history File links Adapted from Wikipedias OH county maps by Catbar. ... 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. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.5 km² (2.9 mi²). None of the area is covered with 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. ...


Trivia

Founded amidst the Great Black Swamp in 1844 on the Miami and Erie Canal by the Reverend John Otto Bredeick and his brother Ferdinand Bredeick. Categories: US geography stubs | Ohio history | Indiana history | Wetlands | U.S. historical regions and territories ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The Miami and Erie Canal was a canal that connected the Ohio River in Cincinnati, Ohio with Lake Erie in Toledo, Ohio. ...


Romanesque style Saint John the Evangelist Catholic Church has over 100 arches, life-sized statues and fourteen stained glass windows.


Lock 24 is a well-preserved stone lock on the Miami and Erie Canal on north part of town. The Miami and Erie Canal was a canal that connected the Ohio River in Cincinnati, Ohio with Lake Erie in Toledo, Ohio. ...


In a small house on corner of West Second Street and State Street, the famous author Zane Grey lived while he played for the Delphos Reds, an 1890's baseball team. Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 - October 23, 1939), born Pearl Zane Gray (he later dropped Pearl and changed the a to an e in Grey) was an American author of popular adventure novels and pulp fiction that presented an idealized image of the rugged Old West. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ...


Birthplace of Leslie Peltier, amateur astronomer and prolific discoverer of comets and variable stars. Harvard's Harlow Shapley once described him as "the world's greatest non-professional astronomer". Leslie Copus Peltier (January 2, 1900 – May 10, 1980) was an American astronomer. ... Harvard University is a private university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and a member of the Ivy League. ... Harlow Shapley in his earlier years. ...


Delphos St. John's High School has 12 Ohio state championships among boys and girls basketball, football, and golf, with the most recent being the 2005 championship in football. Additionally, it's football team holds the Ohio state record for most consecutive wins, at 57, from 1 November 1996 to 17 November 2000. November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... This article is about the year 2000. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there are 6,944 people, 2,717 households, and 1,880 families residing in the city. The population density is 924.5/km² (2,391.9/mi²). There are 2,906 housing units at an average density of 386.9/km² (1,001.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 98.63% White, 0.27% African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 0.76% 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. ...


There are 2,717 households out of which 33.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% are married couples living together, 9.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% are non-families. 27.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.52 and the average family size is 3.08. The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view. ...


In the city the population is spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 27.6% from 25 to 44, 19.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 95.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.6 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $35,817, and the median income for a family is $44,385. Males have a median income of $32,917 versus $21,124 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,380. 6.8% of the population and 5.6% of families are below the poverty line. 7.5% of those under the age of 18 and 6.6% 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. ...


Schools

Saint John's High School


Saint John's Elementary School


Delphos City Schools


External links


  Results from FactBites:
 
Delphos, Ohio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (552 words)
Delphos is a city located in Allen and Van Wert counties in Ohio.
Lock 24 is a well-preserved stone lock on the Miami and Erie Canal on north part of town.
Delphos St. John's High School has 12 Ohio state championships among boys and girls basketball, football, and golf, with the most recent being the 2005 championship in football.
CAC Manuscripts: MS 338 (3236 words)
Delphos, Ohio is a small, northwestern Ohio town of approximately 3,000 people, fifteen miles northwest of Lima, Ohio.
Delphos is located on State Routes 309, 66, 190, and Highway 30, which runs east and west of Interstate 75.
Delphos Mills, Delphos, Ohio, with residence of owners, P.W. Morton, and A. Miller, etching, c.1880.
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