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Overview

Introduction to Orrville, Ohio

Orrville, Ohio, in Wayne county, is 20 miles W of Canton, Ohio (center to center) and 45 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio

Orrville History

James Taggart Jr., a veteran of the Revolutionary War, arrived in 1814. Samuel and Robert Taggart, who were his sons, also moved to this area. The first house in the Baughman Township section was built by Samuel Taggart in 1828. The growth of the railroad in Orville is closely associated with the city's growth as well as prosperity. Incorporation happened in 1864 and the city's first mayor was William Gailey.

Orrville and Nearby Attractions

  • Orrville Historical Museum
  • Gailey Park
  • Toy & Hobby Museum
  • Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
  • Portage Lakes State Park
  • Akron Zoo

Things To Do In Orrville

Zoar Village, McKinley Museum, Pro Football Hall of Fame and Massillon Museum are some of the well known local museums. The Glamorgan Castle, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, the Mabel Hartzell Home and Fort Laurens are historic sites near Orrville. For fun and adventure people may visit Goodtimes Amusement Park and Six Flags Worlds of Adventure. Malabar farm is another place to visit that has fishing ponds, barnyard animals, hiking trails and wagon rides. Cedar Point is an amusement park with rides and games for all ages.

Orrville Transportation

Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport is the nearest major airport.

Orrville Higher Education

University of Akron-Wayne College is located in Orville. Other nearby colleges include Kent State University-Stark Campus, University of Akron Main Campus and Ashland University.

Demographics

People

Total Population8,353
Male Share of the Population50.1%
Female Share of the Population49.9%
Senior Citizens20.7%
Employed Population 16+3,956
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married53.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.4%
Median Earnings25+$31,406
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,778
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,582

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,774
% Above Poverty Level85.9%
% Below Poverty Level14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone29.6%
Median Gross Rent$751
Median House Value$115,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.5%
Irish15.3%
English7.4%
Swiss7%
Italian4.1%
Scottish2.8%
French Except Basque2.2%
Polish2.1%
Czech1.4%
Welsh1.4%
Hungarian0.8%
Norwegian0.7%
Swedish0.6%
Slovak0.6%
Dutch0.5%
African0.5%
West Indian0.4%
Haitian0.4%
Russian0.4%
Greek0.3%
German0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Serbian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Arab0.1%
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Orrville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Wayne County
Standard Zip Codes44667
Phone Area Codes330
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.84
Approximate Longitude-81.77

Orrville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWOOSTER EXP STN
Distance9 miles
Jan Temp17 to 33 F
Apr Temp38 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp41 to 61 F
Annual Precip38 inches
StationCHIPPEWA LAKE
Distance16.8 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 82 F
Oct Temp41 to 61 F
Annual Precip38.3 inches
StationAKRON
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp20 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 60 F
Jul Temp64 to 84 F
Oct Temp45 to 62 F
Annual Precip36 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Apple Creek1,045$62,500
Clinton1,287$67,946
Dalton1,660$67,411
Marshallville699$63,882
Smithville1,330$60,048
Wooster26,723$54,500

Orrville Public Libraries

Orrville Public Library
230 N. MAIN ST.
Orrville, Ohio
(330) 683-1065

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Orrville Hospitals

Aultman Orrville Hospital
(Non-profit)
832 South Main Street
(330) 682-3010

Orrville Public Schools

Orrville Elementary School
605 Mineral Springs St
ZIP: 44667
(330) 682-1851
Primary
Total Enrollment 651
Orrville High School
841 N Ella St
ZIP: 44667
(330) 682-4661
High
Total Enrollment 400
Orrville Middle School
801 Mineral Spring St
ZIP: 44667
(330) 682-1791
Middle
Total Enrollment 472

Orrville Private Schools

Kingsway Christian School
11138 Old Lincoln Way E
ZIP: 44667
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 148
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