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Overview

Introduction to Cambridge, Ohio

Cambridge, Ohio, in Guernsey county, is 54 miles S of Canton, Ohio (center to center) and 74 miles E of Columbus, Ohio

Cambridge History

Colonel Ebenezer Zane received funds for building a road between Ohio and Kentucky in 1796. He named the earliest settlements in the area after Cambridge, Maryland. In 1801, Zaccheus Biggs and Zaccheus Beatty were granted the land on which Cambridge stands today. The year 1806 saw the arrival of another group of settlers from the Isle of Guernsey. In the early 1900s, Cambridge was renowned for its high quality glass.

Cambridge and Nearby Attractions

  • Salt Fork State Park
  • Seneca Lake
  • The Wilds
  • Living Word
  • Cambridge Glass Museum
  • Degenhart Paperweight & Glass Museum

Things To Do In Cambridge

Cambridge has a number of options for recreational opportunities. There are two lakes in the neighborhood which are very popular tourist spots. The Seneca Lake has the largest inland beach in Ohio. The Salt Fork State Park offers facilities for a host of activities and also has dedicated picnic areas. One can also visit The Wilds which is an animal preserve.

Cambridge Transportation

The Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport offers regular services.

Cambridge Higher Education

West Virginia University, Hocking Technical College and Ohio University offer facilities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,491
Male Share of the Population46.6%
Female Share of the Population53.4%
Senior Citizens18%
Employed Population 16+3,518
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married36.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13%
Median Earnings25+$26,004
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,073
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,229

Wealth

Median Family Income$35,097
% Above Poverty Level65.9%
% Below Poverty Level34.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone31.8%
Median Gross Rent$621
Median House Value$84,500

Ancestry

German19.3%
Irish17.2%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.2%
English9.6%
Italian3.2%
Scottish2.9%
Polish1.5%
French Except Basque1.1%
Slovak1.1%
Welsh0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Arab0.6%
Swedish0.6%
Czech0.6%
Hungarian0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Russian0.3%
African0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Canadian0.1%
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Cambridge Almanac

CategoryValue
County Guernsey County
Standard Zip Codes43725
P.O. Box Zip Codes43750
Phone Area Codes740
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.02
Approximate Longitude-81.58

Cambridge Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationCAMBRIDGE
Distance1 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip39.1 inches
StationCALDWELL 6 NW
Distance14.8 miles
Jan Temp19 to 39 F
Apr Temp37 to 65 F
Jul Temp60 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 67 F
Annual Precip38.2 inches
StationCOSHOCTON WPC PLANT
Distance20.3 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 63 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip40.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Byesville2,228$49,129
Kimbolton32$0
New Concord2,561$69,250
Old Washington334$64,318

Cambridge Public Libraries

Guernsey County District Public Library
800 STEUBENVILLE AVE.
Cambridge, Ohio
(740) 432-5946

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Cambridge Hospitals

Cambridge Behavorial Hospital
66755 State Street
(740) 432-4906
Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center
(Non-profit)
1341 North Clark Street
(740) 439-8111

Cambridge Public Schools

Cambridge High School
1401 Deerpath Dr
ZIP: 43725
(740) 435-1100
High
Total Enrollment 531
Cambridge Middle School
1400 Deerpath Dr
ZIP: 43725
(740) 435-1140
Middle
Total Enrollment 451
Central Elementary School
1115 Clairmont Ave
ZIP: 43725
(740) 439-7547
Primary
Total Enrollment 349
North Elementary School
1451 Deerpath Dr
ZIP: 43725
(740) 435-1180
Primary
Total Enrollment 436
Pike Elementary School
4533 Peters Creek Rd
ZIP: 43725
(740) 439-1645
Primary
Total Enrollment 113
South Elementary School
518 S 8th St
ZIP: 43725
(740) 439-7592
Primary
Total Enrollment 243

Cambridge Private Schools

St Benedict Elementary School
220 N 7th St
ZIP: 43725
Elementary
Total Enrollment 107
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