Gallia County

Gallia County, Ohio

18 Locust St
Gallipolis, OH 45631
Phone: (740) 446-4374
Fax: (740) 446-4804

On the southeastern border of OH; organized Apr 30, 1803 from Washington County. Name Origin: For Gaul, the Latin name for France, chosen by French colonists

Area (sq mi):: 471.13 (land 468.78; water 2.36) Population per square mile: 66.90
Population 2005: 31,362 State rank: 73 Population change: 2000-20005 0.90%; 1990-2000 0.40% Population 2000: 31,069 (White 94.80%; Black or African American 2.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 37.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,183; median household $30,191; Population below poverty level: 18.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,103-$24,357
Unemployment (2004): 8.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.50% Median travel time to work: 28.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 25.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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But I cannot do it this way because my own family passed on the legend of one predecessor who guilefully killed the last Indian in Gallia County, Ohio (Fleck, 53).
This article describes the structure and impact of professional development activities for elementary and middle school teachers within a rural Ohio public school district (Gallia County Local) that aimed to address needs in both science and literacy.
The Gallia County Local School District from the Southeast Ohio region identified teacher needs in science and reading and formed a partnership with the science department at a nearby university as well as an educational service center (ESC) to provide in-service training to address these needs.
GKN Sinter Metals, a producer of precision powder metal products, is planning to expand its Gallipolis production facility in south-eastern Ohio's Gallia County.
In fact, Gallia County, in southern Ohio - where Rio Grande stands - is known in the region as "little Cardiganshire" due to the influx of Welsh farmers, miners and tradesmen who started to begin new lives there from the 1800s onwards.
Rio Grande, part of Gallia County, is in the Point Pleasant metro area and holds a Celtic Festival every year in June.
Wilcoxon sang along, and at the age of 6, he entered the Gallia County Fair talent competition.
As for Gallia County and the small town of Gallipolis, he says, "It's a wonderful place to live and raise a family.