Vinton County

Vinton County, Ohio

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

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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Construction of 1125-megawatt solar farm in Vinton County.
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VINTON COUNTY, OHIO: The winter has ended, but the change of season is a dangerous time here in this poor, rural area of Appalachian Ohio.
* Understand the connection between quality of school facilities and school pride Vinton County Local School District, which covers 414 square miles in rural southeastern Ohio, had a new high school open in fall of 2000.
A favorite covered bridge is "Old Humpback," built in 1874 in southern Ohio's Vinton County. Known for its 3-foot camber, it is currently undergoing rehabilitation.
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).
A Non-mandatory Pre-Bid meeting has been scheduled for 3:00 P.M., May 18, 2016 at the Vinton County Airport Terminal Building, 66285 Airport Road, New Plymouth, Ohio 45654 to discuss the project and afford the opportunity for prospective bidders the view the project site.This solicitation has some or all federal funding, additional requirements may apply.This project has a "prevailing wage" requirement.
Viewed from the other end of the source-region spectrum, some rural counties were home to few university students, for example, Vinton County's 78 and Noble County's 88 students.
Two prescribed fires were conducted on March 26, 1999, in mixed-oak forests of Vinton County, OH.
Notes: A mandatory pre-bid conference to be held at the site: Vinton County Board, of Developmental Disabilities, 31835 St.
Frontier Communications will invest $584,150 from the Federal Communication Commission s Connect America Fund (CAF) to continue the build-out of its broadband network in six Southern Ohio counties, including Vinton County. Frontier General Manager Dave George said that the investment of CAF resources will make broadband available to an extra 659 households in the next three years in Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Pike, Scioto and Vinton counties.