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).

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