dcsimg

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

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,062
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens19.5%
Employed Population 16+4,668
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married44.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.4%
Median Earnings25+$27,990
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,902
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,661

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,406
% Above Poverty Level85.3%
% Below Poverty Level14.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.2%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone32.5%
Median Gross Rent$613
Median House Value$82,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.5%
Irish13%
English8.5%
Italian4.7%
French Except Basque2.9%
Polish1.7%
Welsh0.9%
Scottish0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Hungarian0.5%
Greek0.5%
Norwegian0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Czech0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Canadian0.2%
German0.2%
Austrian0.1%
African0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
+ Show More

Coshocton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Coshocton County
Standard Zip Codes43812
Phone Area Codes740
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.26
Approximate Longitude-81.84

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)

StationCOSHOCTON WPC PLANT
Distance2.7 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
StationCOSHOCTON AGR RES STN
Distance7.3 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp39 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 82 F
Oct Temp43 to 63 F
Annual Precip37.1 inches
StationDENNISON WATER WORKS
Distance28.8 miles
Jan Temp15 to 37 F
Apr Temp33 to 63 F
Jul Temp57 to 86 F
Oct Temp36 to 66 F
Annual Precip38 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Conesville398$53,750
Dresden1,658$51,574
Newcomerstown3,890$54,188
Plainfield139$52,750
Warsaw627$55,694
West Lafayette2,363$47,440

Coshocton Public Libraries

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

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Coshocton Hospitals

Coshocton County Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
1460 Orange Street
(740) 622-6411

Coshocton Public Schools

Coshocton County Career Center
23640 Airport Rd
ZIP: 43812
(740) 622-0211
High
Coshocton Elementary
1203 Cambridge Rd
ZIP: 43812
(740) 622-5514
Primary
Total Enrollment 876
Coshocton High School
1205 Cambridge Rd
ZIP: 43812
(740) 622-9433
High
Total Enrollment 674
Coshocton Opportunity School
1205 Cambridge Rd
ZIP: 43812
(740) 622-3600
High
Total Enrollment 39

Coshocton Private Schools

Coshocton Christian School
23891 Airport Rd
ZIP: 43812
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 55
Sacred Heart Elementary School
39 Burt Ave
ZIP: 43812
Elementary
Total Enrollment 45
Sources :
Study Online in Coshocton
Additional Resources
Info for Coshocton Government Officials


Are you an official in the Coshocton government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.