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Overview

Introduction to Uhrichsville, Ohio

Uhrichsville, Ohio, in Tuscarawas county, is 28 miles S of Canton, Ohio (center to center) and 71 miles W of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, 5,662 people lived in Uhrichsville.

Uhrichsville History

This region was originally inhabited by the Lenape tribe of Native Americans, and only a few fur traders and explorers travelled in this area. In 1750, Christopher Gist conducted the first survey of the region and The Renewed Church of the United Brethren's missionaries established a mission in the Tuscarawas Valley in 1761. Uhrichsville was named in honor of Michael Uhrich, a settler who built a mill in the area. The city is now a part of the Mill Township.

Uhrichsville and Nearby Attractions

  • Fort Laurens
  • J.E. Reeves Victorian Home and Carriage House Museum
  • Zoar Village
  • Salt Fork State Park and Wildlife Area
  • Akron Zoo
  • Dawes Arboretum

Things To Do In Uhrichsville

Zoar Village is a restored German religious community near Uhrichsville. Fort Laurens, which was built in 1778, now houses a park and a museum. The Salt Fork State Park and Wildlife Area offers facilities for swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, picnicking, camping, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Malabar Farm, another popular place to visit, features nature trails, barnyard animals, wagon rides, and fishing ponds. Akron Zoo, and Dawes Arboretum are other attractions in the area. The city is also home to the Uhrichsville Water Park which has waterfalls, slides, and a water jungle-gym.

Uhrichsville Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Akron-Canton Regional Airport.

Uhrichsville Higher Education

Colleges near Uhrichsville are Ohio University - Eastern, Kent State University - Tuscarawas, Belmont Technical College, Malone College, and Muskingum College.

People

Total Population 5,408
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,214
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 41.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.5%
Median Earnings25+ $24,196
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,343
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,661

Wealth

Median Family Income $39,675
% Above Poverty Level 72.3%
% Below Poverty Level 27.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.5%
Median Gross Rent $581
Median House Value $69,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.8%
US/American 0%
English 5.8%
Irish 18.2%

Uhrichsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles S of Canton, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 71 miles W of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Tuscarawas
Standard Zip Codes 44683
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.393
Longitude -81.346

Uhrichsville 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 DENNISON WATER WORKS
Distance 1 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
Station COSHOCTON AGR RES STN
Distance 24 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 MILLERSBURG
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Feed Springs (44683)

Riverside Park (44683)

Roanoke (44683)

Rush (44683)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dennison 2,749 $45,114
Gnadenhutten 1,473 $57,396
Leesville 122 $51,719
Midvale 944 $49,917

Uhrichsville Public Libraries

Library
Claymont School District Public Library
215 E. THIRD ST.
Uhrichsville, Ohio
(740) 922-3626
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Uhrichsville High Schools

CLAYMONT HIGH SCHOOL
4205 INDIAN HILL RD SE
740-922-3471
Serves 753 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.5

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