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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The nonprofit's board was changed to be a three-member board, but in a way that gave Athens County control, which prompted Hocking County to withdraw from the nonprofit.
Athens County Commissioner Lenny Eliason and Hocking County Commissioner Clark Sheets participated, and the resolution to be introduced resulted from that meeting, Eliason said.
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Barbian modify the Hocking County computer vote tabulator before the announcement of the Ohio recount.
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Dendroclimatological techniques were applied to eastern hemlock growing in Hocking County, OH to determine the relationship between radial growth and climate.
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (Ohio EPA) has issued a cleanup plan for the Green I Landfill Site located on Hunters Woods Road in Green Township (Hocking County).