Athens County

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Athens County, Ohio

PO Box 290
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: (740) 592-3242
Fax: (740) 592-3282
www.athenscountygovernment.com

In southeastern OH, southeast of Columbus; organized Mar 1, 1805 from Washington County. Name Origin: For Athens, Greece

Area (sq mi):: 508.54 (land 506.76; water 1.78) Population per square mile: 122.50
Population 2005: 62,062 State rank: 41 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.30%; 1990-2000 4.50% Population 2000: 62,223 (White 92.80%; Black or African American 2.40%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 1.90%; Other 2.30%). Foreign born: 3.30%. Median age: 25.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,171; median household $27,322; Population below poverty level: 27.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,876-$20,293
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.40% Median travel time to work: 21.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 16.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Athens County seat (21,824)

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    The goal of this study was to document all reported collections of myxomycetes (slime molds) from Athens County, OH (USA).
    The purpose of this study is to document all reported collections of myxomycetes from Athens County, OH.

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