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Overview

Introduction to Coshocton, Ohio

Coshocton, Ohio, in Coshocton county, is 44 miles SW of Canton, Ohio (center to center) and 64 miles E of Columbus, Ohio. The city contains a population of approximately 11,682.

Coshocton History

Coshocton was originally inhabited by the Delaware Indians. The area was first settled by Whites in 1795. The town of Coshocton was created in 1811. Prior to its formation, Coshocton was part of the Muskingum County. It derived its name from an Indian term meaning "union of waters". During the 1820s and 1830s, Coshocton became one of the major commercial centers of Ohio.

Coshocton and nearby Attractions

  • Salt Fork State Park
  • Historic Roscoe Village
  • Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum
  • Muskingum River State Park
  • Temperance Tavern Museum
  • Dillon State Park

Things To Do In Coshocton

While staying in Coshocton, you can visit the Johnson - Humrickhouse Museum, Coshocton County Fairgrounds, and Pomerene Center for the Arts. The city also offers a number of restaurants and modern shopping centers including the Downtowner Plaza Shopping Center and River Run Centre Shopping Center. The Roscoe Village Restoration, Helmick Covered Bridge, Old Stone Fort and Whitewoman’s Rock are also worth visiting.

Coshocton Transportation

Akron - Canton Regional Airport is the nearest airport.

Coshocton Higher Education

Denison University, Stark State College of Technology, and Ashland University are some of the colleges and universities that offer opportunities for higher studies.

People

Total Population 11,179
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 20.3%
Employed Population 16+ 4,383
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 48.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.9%
Median Earnings25+ $29,133
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,919
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,844

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,348
% Above Poverty Level 79.8%
% Below Poverty Level 20.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 34.5%
Median Gross Rent $580
Median House Value $87,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.4%
US/American 0%
English 11.1%
Irish 10.9%

Coshocton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles SW of Canton, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 64 miles E of Columbus, Ohio
County Coshocton
Standard Zip Codes 43812
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.271
Longitude -81.859

Coshocton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station COSHOCTON WPC PLANT
Distance 2.7 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Station COSHOCTON AGR RES STN
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 82 F
Oct Temp 43 to 63 F
Annual Precip 37.1 inches
Station DENNISON WATER WORKS
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 33 to 63 F
Jul Temp 57 to 86 F
Oct Temp 36 to 66 F
Annual Precip 38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Conesville 277 $51,406
Dresden 1,641 $42,083

Coshocton Public Libraries

Library
Coshocton Public Library
655 MAIN ST.
Coshocton, Ohio
(740) 622-0956

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Coshocton Hospitals

COSHOCTON COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
1460 ORANGE STREET, PO BOX 1330
(740) 623-4138
Emergency Service: Yes

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Coshocton High Schools

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COSHOCTON HIGH SCHOOL
1205 CAMBRIDGE RD
740-622-9433
Serves 901 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.1

COSHOCTON COUNTY CAREER CENTER
23640 COUNTY ROAD 202
740-622-0211
A Vocational School

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