Ashtabula County

Ashtabula County, Ohio

25 W Jefferson St
Jefferson, OH 44047
Phone: (440) 576-3637
Fax: (440) 576-2819
www.co.ashtabula.oh.us

In the northeastern corner of OH, bordered on north by Lake Erie; organized Jun 7, 1807 from Trumbull County. Name Origin: For the Ashtabula River, which runs through the northeastern part of the county; from an Algonquian name thought to mean 'fish river' or 'there are always enough moving,' possibly referring to the fish

Area (sq mi):: 1368.47 (land 702.44; water 666.03) Population per square mile: 146.90
Population 2005: 103,221 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 0.50%; 1990-2000 2.90% Population 2000: 102,728 (White 92.90%; Black or African American 3.20%; Hispanic or Latino 2.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 37.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,814; median household $35,607; Population below poverty level: 12.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,424-$23,965
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 23.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Ashtabula (20,353)
  • Conneaut (12,693)

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    It was an honor to have Senator Portman in Ashtabula County to share with him some of the exciting economic development projects we have going on here and to talk with him about the critical role that Lake Erie and our two wild and scenic rivers have on the overall health of our local and state economies, said Greg Myers, Executive Director, Growth Partnership for Ashtabula County.
    Awarded through a competitive tender process, Wood's scope also includes the construction of the North Kingsville meter station in Ashtabula County, Ohio.
    "I think it certainly is a great project that could mean a lot to the people of Ashtabula County."
    Bonnie Smith is a 63-year-old bakery entrepreneur in Jefferson, Ohio, in Ashtabula County. She begins her day in the bakery at 2:30 a.m., making doughnuts, then moving on to breads and pies "or whatever I have going out." Married with three grown children, she started her business two years ago after more than three decades at the county sheriffs office, where she rose from cook to dispatcher and then to deputy.
    On a sunny Tuesday in March, I accompanied Kerri Mongenel and Tim Kiefaber, two caseworkers from Ashtabula County Children Services, as they drove through the cornfields to Kelly's house, a duplex with peeling paint and blankets covering the windows.
    The defeat of a trash-hauling plan in Conneaut last month is causing big difficulties for the Ashtabula County Solid Waste District, officials said.
    Zimmer III, has local decision making and oversight with a presence throughout Erie, Warren and Crawford Counties in Pennsylvania and Ashtabula County in Ohio.
    Zimmer III, the ERIEBANK division has a presence throughout Erie, Warren and Crawford Counties in Pennsylvania and Ashtabula County in Ohio.
    Private investigator Milan Jacovich tags along when his main squeeze, Cleveland homicide detective Tobe Blaine, is dispatched to rural Ashtabula County to handle the case.
    The Kingsville school district in Ashtabula County, Ohio, asked Wayne to build a special wagon to haul kids to and from school.
    Pure Dawn Farm is located on 160 acres near Orwell, Ohio in western Ashtabula County. “When it comes to food, quality is everything.
    They took Ramirez to Ashtabula County Medical Center where the victim was treated and released.