Vinton County

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Vinton County, Ohio

100 E Main St County Courthouse
McArthur, OH 45651
Phone: (740) 596-4571
Fax: (740) 596-4571
www.vintoncounty.com

In south-central OH; organized Mar 23, 1850 from Gallia, Athens, Ross, Hocking, Meigs, and Jackson counties. Name Origin: For Samuel Finley Vinton (1792-1862), U.S. representative from OH (1823-37; 1843-51)

Area (sq mi):: 414.96 (land 414.08; water 0.88) Population per square mile: 32.40
Population 2005: 13,429 State rank: 88 Population change: 2000-20005 4.90%; 1990-2000 15.40% Population 2000: 12,806 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $13,731; median household $29,465; Population below poverty level: 20.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,211-$18,452
Unemployment (2004): 8.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.10% Median travel time to work: 37.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In May 2002, 400 chestnut seeds were planted in Vinton County, OH on four treatment sites: undisturbed site, control (C); overstory thinned by 29% (T); forest floor exposed to a prescribed burn in spring 2001 (B); combination of burned plus thinned (B+T).
Two prescribed fires were conducted on March 26, 1999, in mixed-oak forests of Vinton County, OH.