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Encyclopedia > Fairfield County, Ohio
Fairfield County, Ohio
Seal of Fairfield County, Ohio
Map
Map of Ohio highlighting Fairfield County
Location in the state of Ohio
Statistics
Formed
Seat Lancaster
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,317 km² (509 mi²)
1,308 km² (505 mi²)
9 km² (3 mi²), 0.69%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

122,759
94/km² 
Website: www.co.fairfield.oh.us

Fairfield County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2000, the population was 122,759. Its county seat is Lancaster6. Its name is a reference to the topography there. Image File history File links Fairfield_County_oh_seal. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Ohio_highlighting_Fairfield_County. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Lancaster is a city in Fairfield County, Ohio, in the United States. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... 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. ... The 22nd 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. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... A state of the United States (a 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 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. ... Lancaster is a city in Fairfield County, Ohio, in the 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. ...

Contents


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,317 km² (509 mi²). 1,308 km² (505 mi²) of it is land and 9 km² (3 mi²) of it (0.69%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) 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 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

Location in the state of Ohio Formed Seat Newark Area  - Total  - Water 1,783 km² (688 mi²) 5 km² (2 mi²) 0. ... Perry County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Hocking County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Pickaway County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 122,759 people, 45,425 households, and 34,159 families residing in the county. The population density was 94/km² (243/mi²). There were 47,922 housing units at an average density of 37/km² (95/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.15% White, 2.67% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.72% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. 0.81% 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. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget, is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 45,425 households out of which 36.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.70% were married couples living together, 9.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.80% were non-families. 20.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.06. A marriage is a relationship between or among individuals, usually recognized by civil authority and/or bound by the religious beliefs of the participants. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 26.80% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 30.20% from 25 to 44, 23.90% from 45 to 64, and 11.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 99.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.30 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $47,962, and the median income for a family was $55,539. Males had a median income of $39,566 versus $27,353 for females. The per capita income for the county was $21,671. About 4.50% of families and 5.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.40% of those under age 18 and 6.20% 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. ...


Government

Map of Fairfield County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels

Main article: Ohio county government. Image File history File links Map_of_Fairfield_County_Ohio_With_Municipal_and_Township_Labels. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Fairfield_County_Ohio_With_Municipal_and_Township_Labels. ... 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 and census-designated places

Amanda is a village located in Fairfield County, Ohio. ... Baltimore is a village located in Fairfield County, Ohio. ... Bremen is a village located in Fairfield County, Ohio. ... Buckeye Lake is a village located in Fairfield and Licking counties in Ohio. ... Canal Winchester is a village located in Fairfield and Franklin counties in Ohio. ... Carroll is a village located in Fairfield County, Ohio in the United States of America. ... Nickname: The Arch City The Discovery City[1] Location in the state of Ohio Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Franklin, Delaware, and Fairfield Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area    - City 550. ... Fairfield Beach is an unincorporated census-designated place located in Fairfield County, Ohio. ... Lancaster is a city in Fairfield County, Ohio, in the United States. ... Lithopolis is a village located in Fairfield County, Ohio. ... Millersport is a village located in Fairfield County, Ohio. ... Pickerington is a city located in Fairfield and Franklin counties in Ohio. ... Pleasantville is a village located in Fairfield County, Ohio. ... Reynoldsburg is a city located in Fairfield, Franklin, and Licking counties in Ohio. ... Rushville is a village located in Fairfield County, Ohio. ... Stoutsville is a village located in Fairfield County, Ohio. ... Sugar Grove is a village located in Fairfield County, Ohio. ... Thurston is a village located in Fairfield County, Ohio. ... West Rushville is a village in Fairfield County, Ohio. ...

External links

  • Fairfield County Government's website
  • Fairfield County Visitors & Convention Bureau

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Topics

History - Government - Cities - Villages - Townships - Colleges and universities Image File history File links Flag_of_Ohio. ... A state of the United States (a 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 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. ... 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. ... The State of Ohio is the home of a number of public and private institutions of higher learning. ...

Capital

Columbus Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... Nickname: The Arch City The Discovery City[1] Location in the state of Ohio Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Franklin, Delaware, and Fairfield Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area    - City 550. ...

Regions

Unglaciated Allegheny Plateau - Glaciated Allegheny Plateau - Glacial till plains - Lake Erie - Lake Erie Islands - Black Swamp - Miami Valley - Western Reserve - Northwest Ohio 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. ... The Lake Erie Islands are a chain of islands in Lake Erie. ... In the above map, the Great Black Swamp is the dark area within the green shaded counties. ... The Miami Valley, broadly, refers to the land area surrounding the Great Miami River in southwest Ohio, USA, and also includes the Little Miami, Mad, and Stillwater Rivers as well. ... The Connecticut Western Reserve was land claimed by Connecticut in the Northwest Territory in what is now northeastern Ohio. ... Northwest Ohio contains a number of counties that are sometimes considered parts of West Central Ohio or North Central Ohio including: Williams County, Ohio Fulton County, Ohio Lucas County, Ohio Ottawa County, Ohio Erie County, Ohio Sandusky County, Ohio Seneca County, Ohio Putnam County, Ohio Wood County, Ohio Hancock County...

Metros

Akron - Canton/Massillon - Cincinnati/Middletown (Greater Cincinnati) - Cleveland/Elyria/Mentor (Greater Cleveland) - Columbus - Dayton - Lima - Mansfield - Sandusky - Springfield - Toledo - Youngstown/Warren/Boardman In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas. ... Nickname: The Rubber Capital of the World Location within the state of Ohio Country United States State Ohio County Summit Mayor Don Plusquellic (D) Area    - City 161. ... Canton is a city located in Stark County, Ohio. ... Massillon is a city located in Stark County, Ohio. ... Nickname: The Queen City Location in Hamilton County, Ohio Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio County Hamilton Founded 1788 Incorporated 1819 Mayor Mark L. Mallory (D) Area    - City 206. ... Middletown is an All-American City located in Butler and Warren counties in southwestern Ohio. ... The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky metropolitan area Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky metropolitan area is a metropolitan area that includes 12 counties in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. ... Nickname: The Forest City Motto: Progress and Prosperity Location in Cuyahoga County, Ohio Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio County Cuyahoga Founded 1796 Incorporated 1836 Mayor Frank G. Jackson (D) Area    - City 82. ... Old county building. ... Mentor is a city in Lake County, Ohio, United States. ... NASA image of Greater Cleveland and Lake Erie Greater Cleveland is a nickname for the metropolitan area surrounding Cleveland in Ohio. ... Nickname: The Arch City The Discovery City[1] Location in the state of Ohio Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Franklin, Delaware, and Fairfield Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area    - City 550. ... Nickname: Gem City Coordinates: Country  State   County United States  Ohio   Montgomery Founded Incorporated April 1, 1796 1805 Mayor Rhine L. McLin Area    - City 146. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Downtown Mansfield Mansfield is the largest city and county seat of Richland County, Ohio. ... Muddy brown water fills Sandusky Bay, just south of Lake Erie in this astronaut photograph. ... Springfield is the county seat of Clark County in the State of Ohio. ... Nickname: The Glass City Location in the state of Ohio Country United States State Ohio County Lucas Mayor Carty Finkbeiner (D) Area    - City 217. ... Official website: http://www. ... Warren is a city located in Trumbull County, Ohio. ... Boardman is a suburban township located in Mahoning County, Ohio, United States, just south of Youngstown. ...

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 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. ... Darke County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ... 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. ... 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 in the located in the southwest corner of the state of Ohio, United States. ... 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, United States, 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, United States. ... 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 highly urban county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ... 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. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Water Resources of Fairfield County, AEX-480.23 (2794 words)
The county's population of 109,318 (1992 Ohio Department of Development estimate) is rural with increasing urban influence, and nearly 100 percent of all households rely on ground water for their water supply.
In contrast, the average precipitation in Fairfield County from 1895 to 1955 was approximately 41 inches.
Fairfield County's major drainage basins are the Hocking River and Walnut Creek.
Hancock County, Ohio History (6467 words)
Ohio, is a son of Major and S. (Fairman) Bright, natives of Ohio, and a great-grandson of Major Bright, who located or entered 3,000 acres of land in Amanda Township, this county, and was an extensive stock raiser and one of the oldest pioneers of this county.
County, Ohio, is a son of Gershom and Mary (Plotner) Plotts.
Gershom Plotts was one of the pioneers of Fairfield County and Hancock County, Ohio, and a soldier in the war of 1812, having enlisted in Fairfield County.
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