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Encyclopedia > Logan County, Ohio

Logan County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2000, the population was 46,005. The county is named for Benjamin Logan, who fought Indians in the area. The county seat is Bellefontaine6. 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 State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... 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. ... 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. ... Benjamin Logan (circa 1742-December 11, 1802 was an American military officer in the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... City nickname: The Peak of Ohio Location in the state of Ohio Founded 1820 County Logan County Mayor Robert C. Lentz Area  - Total  - Water 22. ... 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. ...

Contents

Image File history File links Map_of_Ohio_highlighting_Logan_County. ...

Geography

County history plaque outside Zanesfield.
County history plaque outside Zanesfield.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,209 km² (467 mi²). 1,187 km² (458 mi²) of it is land and 22 km² (8 mi²) of it (1.79%) is water. 1549-foot Campbell Hill, the highest point in Ohio, is located northeast of Bellefontaine. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (3000x1057, 826 KB) City limits of Zanesfield, Ohio. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (3000x1057, 826 KB) City limits of Zanesfield, Ohio. ... 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. ... Campbell Hill is Ohios highest point in elevation. ...


Adjacent counties

Hardin County is a country located in the state of Ohio. ... Union County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ... Champaign County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Shelby County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ... Auglaize County is a county located in the state of Ohio. ...

Demographics

Logan County
Population by year[1]

2000 46,005
1990 42,310
1980 39,155
1970 35,072
1960 34,803
1950 31,329
1940 29,624
1930 28,981
1920 30,104
1910 30,084
1900 30,420
1890 27,386
1880 26,267
1870 23,028
1860 20,996
1850 19,162
1840 14,015
1830 6,440
1820 3,159

As of the census² of 2000, there were 46,005 people, 17,956 households, and 12,730 families residing in the county. The population density was 39/km² (100/mi²). There were 21,571 housing units at an average density of 18/km² (47/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 96.15% White, 1.71% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.27% from other races, and 1.24% from two or more races. 0.72% 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 17,956 households out of which 33.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.00% were married couples living together, 9.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.10% were non-families. 24.80% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.01. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 26.70% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 27.90% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, and 13.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 96.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.60 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $41,479, and the median income for a family was $47,516. Males had a median income of $37,134 versus $24,739 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,984. About 7.10% of families and 9.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.80% of those under age 18 and 8.50% 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

The Logan County courthouse in Bellefontaine
The Logan County courthouse in Bellefontaine

Main article: Ohio county government. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1924x2500, 1223 KB) Summary Logan County courthouse in Bellefontaine, Ohio. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1924x2500, 1223 KB) Summary Logan County courthouse in Bellefontaine, Ohio. ... 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, townships, and unincorporated places

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

Image File history File links Map_of_Logan_County_Ohio_With_Municipal_and_Township_Labels. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Logan_County_Ohio_With_Municipal_and_Township_Labels. ...

Municipalities

There are twelve incorporated municipalities in Logan County (one city and eleven villages):

  • Cities:
  • Villages:

City nickname: The Peak of Ohio Location in the state of Ohio Founded 1820 County Logan County Mayor Robert C. Lentz Area  - Total  - Water 22. ... Belle Center is a village located in Logan County, Ohio. ... De Graff is a village located in Logan County, Ohio. ... Huntsville is a village located in Logan County, Ohio. ... Lakeview is a village located in Logan County, Ohio. ... Quincy is a village located in Logan County, Ohio. ... Rushsylvania is a village located in Logan County, Ohio. ... Russells Point is a village located in Logan County, Ohio. ... Valley Hi is a village located in Logan County, Ohio. ... This article is on the Logan County village. ... West Mansfield is a village located in Logan County, Ohio. ... Zanesfield is a village located in Logan County, Ohio in the United States of America. ...

Townships

There are seventeen civil townships in Logan County. Of these, none are urban townships, and no municipalities have been formed from former townships: A civil township is a widely-used unit of local government in the United States, subordinate to a county. ... Urban township redirects here. ...

  • Townships:

Bloomfield Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio. ... Bokes Creek Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio. ... Harrison Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio. ... Jefferson Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio. ... Lake Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio. ... Liberty Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio. ... McArthur Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio. ... Miami Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio. ... Monroe Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio. ... Perry Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio. ... Pleasant Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio. ... Richland Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio. ... Rushcreek Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio. ... Stokes Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio. ... Union Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio. ... Washington Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio. ... Zane Township is one of seventeen townships in Logan County, Ohio, United States. ...

Unincorporated places

There are also a number of unincorporated places in Logan County:

East Liberty is an unincorporated community located in Logan County, Ohio, to the east of Bellefontaine. ... Lewistown is an unincorporated community located in the American state of Ohio, within Washington Township, Logan County. ... Northwood is the name of a small, unincorporated crossroads village in northern Logan County, Ohio. ... Pickrelltown is an unincorporated intersection of two roads (Co. ...

External link

  • Logan County Government's website

References

  1. ^ Ohio Department of Development.

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History - Government - Cities - Villages - Townships - Colleges and universities Image File history File links Flag_of_Ohio. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries â€¢ Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities referred to... 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 Location in the state of Ohio, USA 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 (pronounced ) is the eleventh largest lake on Earth[2] and, of the five Great Lakes of North America, it is the fourth largest by surface area, the southernmost, shallowest, and smallest by volume. ... The Lake Erie Islands are a chain of islands in Lake Erie. ... The Great Black Swamp roughly covered the black 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 (Greater Columbus) - Dayton - Lima - Mansfield - Sandusky - Springfield - Toledo (Greater 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. ... Website: http://www. ... Massillon is a city located in Stark County, Ohio. ... Nickname: The Queen City Location in Hamilton County, Ohio, USA 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[1] 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, USA 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 Location in the state of Ohio, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Franklin, Delaware, and Fairfield Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area    - City 550. ... The Columbus Metropolitan Area obtains seven counties in Central Ohio: Delaware County, Ohio Fairfield County, Ohio Franklin County, Ohio Licking County, Ohio Marion County, Ohio Pickaway County, Ohio Union County, Ohio Some consider some counties the metro area and some other counties just border the metro area, but they are... Nickname: Gem City Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio County Montgomery Founded April 1, 1796 Incorporated 1805 Mayor Rhine L. McLin Area    - City 146. ... Lima Trust Building. ... Nickname: The Heart of Ohio Location within the state of Ohio Country United States State Ohio County Richland Mayor Lydia Reid (D) Area    - City 29. ... 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. ... The Toledo Metropolitan Area is a metropolitan area centered in the American city of Toledo, Ohio with 656,696 residents and contains four counties in Northwest Ohio. ... Location within the state of Ohio Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Mahoning Mayor Jay Williams (I) Area    - City 34. ... Warren is a city in Trumbull County, Ohio, United States. ... 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. ... Fairfield County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ... 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 (pronunciation: GAL-yuh) is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ... 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. ... 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, United States. ... 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. ... It has been suggested that Putnam County Fair be merged into this article or section. ... Richland County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. ... 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 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, United States. ... 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. ...


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Logan County, Ohio detailed profile - houses, real estate, agriculture, wages, work, ancestries, and more (1330 words)
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County population in 2005: 46,580 (45% urban, 55% rural)
Cities in this county include: Bellefontaine, West Liberty, Russells Point, De Graff, Lakeview, Belle Center, Quincy, West Mansfield, Rushsylvania, Huntsville.
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