Introduction to Circleville, Ohio

Circleville, Ohio, in Pickaway county, is 25 miles S of Columbus, Ohio. The city is in the Columbus area. 

Circleville History

Christopher Gist was the first European visitor to the present day city of Circleville. He visited the area on January 20, 1751. It was first settled around 1810. Circleville was built upon the circular portion of a large Indian earthwork and hence was named Circleville. The layout of the present day Circleville was prepared in 1837 by the Circleville Squaring Company.

Circleville and Nearby Attractions

  • A.W. Marion State Park
  • Ted Lewis Museum
  • Logan Elm State Memorial
  • Stages Pond State Nature Preserve
  • Mid-Ohio Doll and Toy Museum
  • Slate Run Metropolitan Park

Things To Do In Circleville

Circleville offers a number of parks and playgrounds including Ted Lewis Park, Barthelmas Park, Smith Park and Garden City Park. You can also visit the Circleville Historic District. In addition, you can visit Saint Philips Episcopal Church, Mount of Praise Church of Christ in Christian Union and Calvary United Methodist Church. The city also organizes the Circleville Pumpkin Show every year during the month of October.

Circleville Transportation

International flights are available from Rickenbacker International Airport.

Circleville Higher Education

Circleville Bible College is the local college. Columbus State Community College, Ohio State University - Main Campus and Franklin University are some of the other nearby universities and colleges.


Total Population 13,706
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 18.4%
Employed Population 16+ 5,425
Age of the Population 39


% of people married 45.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $47,614
% Above Poverty Level 79.8%
% Below Poverty Level 20.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation %


People Living Alone 31.7%
Median Gross Rent $754
Median House Value $123,700


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.5%
US/American 0%
English 11.7%
Irish 16.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Circleville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 25 miles S of Columbus, Ohio
County Pickaway
Metro Area Columbus
Standard Zip Codes 43113
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.6
Longitude -82.946

Circleville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38.4 inches
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Circleville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Thatcher (43113)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ashville 4,144 $71,835
Kingston 1,085 $50,625

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Circleville Public Libraries

Pickaway Cnty District Public Library
165 E. MAIN ST.
Circleville, Ohio
(740) 477-1644
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Circleville Hospitals

(Government - Local)
(740) 474-2126
Emergency Service: Yes

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Circleville High Schools

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Serves 739 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.5

Serves 710 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.3

PO BOX 598
A Special Education School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 189 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

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