Coshocton County

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Coshocton County, Ohio

349 1/2 Main St
Coshocton, OH 43812
Phone: (740) 622-1753
Fax: (740) 622-4917
www.co.coshocton.oh.us

In central OH, southwest of Canton; organized Jan 31, 1810 from Muskingum County. Name Origin: From Delaware Indian goschachgunk, thought to mean 'union of waters,' referring to the confluence of the Tuscarawas and Muskingum rivers; 'crossing' or 'ford,' or 'black bear town.'

Area (sq mi):: 567.58 (land 564.07; water 3.51) Population per square mile: 65.50
Population 2005: 36,945 State rank: 67 Population change: 2000-20005 0.80%; 1990-2000 3.50% Population 2000: 36,655 (White 97.00%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 37.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,364; median household $34,701; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,203-$23,193
Unemployment (2004): 8.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.80% Median travel time to work: 22.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.20%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Coshocton County seat (11,650)

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