Hocking County

Hocking County, Ohio

1 E Main St
Logan, OH 43138
Phone: (740) 385-5195
Fax: (740) 385-1105
www.co.hocking.oh.us

In central OH, southeast of Columbus; organized Jan 3, 1818 from Athens and Ross counties. Name Origin: For the Hocking River, which runs through it; from an anglicized Algonquian word whose meaning is uncertain, perhaps referred to cleared fields

Area (sq mi):: 423.60 (land 422.75; water 0.85) Population per square mile: 68.60
Population 2005: 29,009 State rank: 77 Population change: 2000-20005 2.70%; 1990-2000 10.60% Population 2000: 28,241 (White 97.20%; Black or African American 0.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,095; median household $34,261; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,229-$21,762
Unemployment (2004): 7.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 35.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In addition to remarks from Gruschow and Director Goodman, Mike Hood, Vice President of Manufacturing Operations at Deshler Group and Plant Manager of Amanda Manufacturing, Joy Davis, Hocking County Community Improvement Corporation, Logan Mayor Martin Irvine, and Kevin McQuaide, UAW Local 1549 president, spoke at the ground breaking.
The HH study area consisted of Hocking County, eastern Vinton County, northern Athens County, and southern Perry County, including the Athens District of Wayne National Forest, Hocking State Forest, Zaleski State Forest, and associated private lands.
Deep Woods, a 114-ha private preserve in Hocking County, OH, is the site of an all taxa biotic inventory (ATBI) coordinated by the Ohio Biological Survey.
The Ohio Biological Survey has recently identified and is coordinating just such an ATBI at Deep Woods, a 114 ha privately owned preserve located in Hocking County (Anonymous 1998).
Here we describe the historical patterns of regional land-use, dominant vegetation, and natural history of Deep Woods, a mature second-growth forest community in Hocking County, OH.
Hocking Valley Community Hospital is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital, with an 18-bed Skilled Nursing Facility, and a 10-bed Geriatric Psychiatric unit, serving Hocking County, Ohio and surrounding counties in the Hocking Hills region.
OTCBB: SRCO) today announced that Hocking County, Ohio has chosen the Sparta Municipal Lease Program as the funding source for the County Sheriff's vehicle replacement plan.
Dendroclimatological techniques were applied to eastern hemlock growing in Hocking County, OH to determine the relationship between radial growth and climate.
The indictment alleges that Matsa used funds from these trusts to purchase a 150-acre farm in Hocking County, Ohio, as well as a single-family residence in Worthington, Ohio, both of which he used as his personal residences.
Hocking County Soil and Water Conservation District, Hocking County, Ohio.
Building on a similar successful program launched by the Hocking County Marketing Initiative, the GOAL program could ultimately include educational activities, such as cooking demonstrations, wine tasting or craft making for adults.
Kevin Costner, the executive producer and on-air host, filmed portions of the $8 million project at Seven Caves in Bainbridge, the Scioto River area in Chillicothe and the Hocking Hills State Park and Forest in Hocking County.