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Coshocton County, Ohio
Map of Ohio highlighting Coshocton County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location in the U.S.
Founded January 31 1810[1]
Named for "union of waters" or "black bear crossing" in Delaware (Lenape) language
Seat Coshocton
Largest city Coshocton
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

568 sq mi (1,470 km²)
564 sq mi (1,461 km²)
4 sq mi (9 km²), 0.62
 - (2000)
 - Density

29/sq mi (11/km²)
Time zone Eastern: UTC-5/-4

Coshocton County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of 2000, the population was 36,655. Its county seat is Coshocton.6 Its name comes from the Delaware Indian language and has been translated as "union of waters" or "black bear crossing".[2]


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,470 km² (568 sq mi). 1,461 km² (564 sq mi) of it is land and 9 km² (4 sq mi) of it (0.62%) is water.

Adjacent counties[]


As of the census² of 2000, there were 36,655 people, 14,356 households, and 10,164 families residing in the county. The population density was 25/km² (65/sq mi). There were 16,107 housing units at an average density of 11/km² (29/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 97.35% White, 1.09% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.20% from other races, and 0.84% from two or more races. 0.59% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 93.9% spoke English, 2.4% German and 1.5% Pennsylvania Dutch as their first language.

There were 14,356 households out of which 32.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.80% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.20% were non-families. 25.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the county the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 7.80% from 18 to 24, 27.40% from 25 to 44, 24.00% 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 95.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.70 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $34,701, and the median income for a family was $41,676. Males had a median income of $31,095 versus $21,276 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,364. About 7.00% of families and 9.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.40% of those under age 18 and 9.10% of those age 65 or over.


Main article: Ohio county government.


Map of Coshocton County, Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels



Other places[]


  1. ^ "Ohio County Profiles: Coshocton County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Retrieved 2007-04-28. 
  2. ^ {{cite web|url = |title = Coshocton County data |accessdate = 2007-04-28 |publisher = Ohio State University

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Coordinates: 40°18′N 81°55′W / 40.30, -81.92

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