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Overview

Introduction to Logan, Ohio

Logan, Ohio is 42 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio. Logan is located in Hocking county.

Logan History

Logan, which was named in honor of Chief Logan who belonged to the Mingo Indian tribe, was established in 1816 by the Ohio Governor, Thomas Worthington. After the Hocking Canal opened, Logan experienced significant development. A number of industries thrived due to the presence of mineral resources in the Hocking Valley. The State of Ohio also became a leader in clay products because of the clay soil in Hocking Valley.

Logan and Nearby Attractions

  • Ohio Ceramic Center
  • John & Annie Glenn Historic Site
  • Chestnut Ridge Metro Park
  • Hocking Valley Scenic Railway
  • Old Man's Cave

Things To Do In Logan

Some of the museums and historical sites near Logan are the Ohio Ceramic Center and the John & Annie Glenn Historic Site. People may visit Old Man's Cave for activities such as camping and kayaking. Lake Logan State Park, Hocking Hills State Park and Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve are also nearby. Activities such as boating, swimming, fishing, picnicking and hiking are possible at Lake Logan State Park. Santa Maria, Columbus Topiary Garden and Dawes Arboretum are other attractions near the city.

Logan Transportation

Flights are available from Rickenbacker International Airport.

Logan Higher Education

Ohio University, Hocking Technical College and Denison University are located near Logan.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,205
Male Share of the Population45.4%
Female Share of the Population54.6%
Senior Citizens18.2%
Employed Population 16+2,730
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married46.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.7%
Median Earnings25+$28,511
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,114
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,242

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,346
% Above Poverty Level77.4%
% Below Poverty Level22.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home3.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work3%
% Using Public Transportation1.1%

Housing

People Living Alone36.4%
Median Gross Rent$566
Median House Value$98,600

Ancestry

German24.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14%
Irish13.2%
English11.6%
Italian4.6%
Scottish3.2%
Dutch2.9%
Polish1.8%
Hungarian1.6%
Welsh1.3%
French Except Basque1.2%
Greek0.7%
Czech0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Finnish0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Arab0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Logan Almanac

CategoryValue
County Hocking County
Standard Zip Codes43138
Phone Area Codes740
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.53
Approximate Longitude-82.4

Logan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNEW LEXINGTON 2 NW
Distance16.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 36 F
Apr Temp35 to 63 F
Jul Temp60 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 65 F
Annual Precip41.8 inches
StationLANCASTER 2 NW
Distance18 miles
Jan Temp18 to 35 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 65 F
Annual Precip36.5 inches
StationATHENS 2 N
Distance20.3 miles
Jan Temp18 to 39 F
Apr Temp36 to 65 F
Jul Temp60 to 86 F
Oct Temp38 to 67 F
Annual Precip39.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bremen1,826$50,069
Nelsonville5,249$45,387
New Straitsville842$38,438
Shawnee756$77,308
Sugar Grove480$51,250

Logan Public Libraries

Logan-hocking County District Library
230 EAST MAIN ST.
Logan, Ohio
(740) 385-2348

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Logan Hospitals

Hocking Valley Community Hospital
(Government - Local)
601 State Route 664n
(740) 380-8000

Logan Public Schools

Central Elementary School
445 N Market St
ZIP: 43138
(740) 380-4664
Primary
Total Enrollment 442
Chieftain Elementary School
28296 Chieftain Dr
ZIP: 43138
(740) 385-1171
Primary
Total Enrollment 400
Green Elementary School
13495 Maysville Williams Rd
ZIP: 43138
(740) 385-7789
Primary
Total Enrollment 293
Hocking Hills Elementary School
19197 State Route 664 S
ZIP: 43138
(740) 385-7071
Primary
Total Enrollment 178
Logan High School
14470 State Route 328
ZIP: 43138
(740) 385-2069
High
Total Enrollment 1134
Logan-hocking Middle School
13579 Maysville Williams Rd
ZIP: 43138
(740) 385-8764
Middle
Total Enrollment 1250

Logan Private Schools

Logan Christian School
650 Walhonding Ave
ZIP: 43138
Elementary
Total Enrollment 24
St John The Evangelist School
321 N Market St
ZIP: 43138
Elementary
Total Enrollment 67
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