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Overview

Introduction to Zanesville, Ohio

Zanesville, Ohio, in Muskingum county, is 52 miles E of Columbus, Ohio.

Zanesville History

In 1797, Zanesville was first settled in by Ebenezer Zane and his son-in-law, John McIntire. In fact, Zanesville derived its name from its early settler. From 1810 to 1812, the city served as the temporary capital of Ohio. The Y-shaped bridge of Zanesville was constructed in 1814. The city was also the birthplace of novelist Zane Grey.

Zanesville and Nearby Attractions

  • Blue Rock State Park
  • National Road-Zane Grey Museum
  • Muskingum River State Park
  • Dillon State Park
  • Zane Grey Birthplace

Things To Do In Zanesville

Zanesville is also known as the "Pottery Capital of the World." While staying in the city you can visit the Alan Cottrill Sculpture Studio and Gallery, Leslie Cope Gallery and the Terra Cotta Vineyards. You can also enjoy visiting the various historic architectures in downtown Zanesville. Enthusiastic shoppers would also like paying a visit to the shopping center at Freight Station.

Zanesville Transportation

Air transportation is available from Mid - Ohio Valley Regional Airport.

Zanesville Higher Education

The local colleges and universities are Ohio University - Zanesville, Muskingum College and Zane State College.

Demographics

People

Total Population25,467
Male Share of the Population46.7%
Female Share of the Population53.3%
Senior Citizens16.5%
Employed Population 16+9,473
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married36%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.1%
Median Earnings25+$23,253
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,961
Median Earnings With High School Degree$20,246

Wealth

Median Family Income$34,988
% Above Poverty Level69.2%
% Below Poverty Level30.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone37.1%
Median Gross Rent$632
Median House Value$76,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.2%
German18.1%
Irish12.1%
English7.8%
Italian2.4%
Scottish2%
African1.5%
French Except Basque1.3%
Arab0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Polish0.7%
Greek0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Swedish0.4%
Belgian0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Czech0.4%
Moroccan0.3%
Slovak0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Turkish0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Canadian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Russian0.1%
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Zanesville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Muskingum County
Standard Zip Codes43701
P.O. Box Zip Codes43702
Phone Area Codes740
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.95
Approximate Longitude-82.01

Zanesville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPHILO 3 SW
Distance9 miles
Jan Temp16 to 32 F
Apr Temp37 to 59 F
Jul Temp58 to 79 F
Oct Temp39 to 60 F
Annual Precip36.9 inches
StationCOSHOCTON WPC PLANT
Distance21.7 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
StationCALDWELL 6 NW
Distance23.5 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Adamsville168$31,500
Fultonham120$46,250
Gratiot348$45,000
Philo872$52,500
Roseville2,128$34,583
South Zanesville2,134$46,000

Zanesville Public Libraries

Muskingum County Library System
220 N. FIFTH ST.
Zanesville, Ohio
(740) 453-0391

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Zanesville Hospitals

Select Specialty Hospital-zanesville Inc
800 Forest Avenue-6th Floor
(740) 588-7855
Genesis Healthcare System
(Non-profit)
2951 Maple Avenue
(740) 454-5000

Zanesville Public Schools

Falls Elementary School
200 Kimes Rd
ZIP: 43701
(740) 455-4058
Primary
Total Enrollment 411
Foxfire High School
2805 Pinkerton Ln
ZIP: 43701
(740) 453-4509
High
Total Enrollment 241
Foxfire Intermediate School
2805 Pinkerton Ln
ZIP: 43701
(740) 453-4509
Primary
Total Enrollment 104
John Mcintire Elementary School
1275 Roosevelt Ave
ZIP: 43701
(740) 453-3581
Primary
Total Enrollment 722
Maysville Elementary School
3850 Panther Dr
ZIP: 43701
(740) 454-4490
Primary
Total Enrollment 1135
Maysville High School
3725 Panther Drive
ZIP: 43701
(740) 454-7999
High
Total Enrollment 618
Maysville Middle School
3725 Panther Drive
ZIP: 43701
(740) 454-7982
Middle
Total Enrollment 513
National Road
3505 East Pike
ZIP: 43701
(740) 450-1538
Primary
Total Enrollment 412
Perry Elementary School
6975 East Pike
ZIP: 43701
(740) 872-3436
Primary
Total Enrollment 122
West Muskingum High School
150 Kimes Rd
ZIP: 43701
(740) 455-4050
High
Total Enrollment 456
West Muskingum Middle School
100 Kimes Rd
ZIP: 43701
(740) 455-4055
Middle
Total Enrollment 481
Zane Grey Elementary School
711 Fess St
ZIP: 43701
(740) 453-0575
Primary
Total Enrollment 755
Zanesville Campus
400 Richards Rd
ZIP: 43701
(740) 454-0101
High
Zanesville Community School
968 Pine St
ZIP: 43701
(740) 588-5685
High
Total Enrollment 96
Zanesville High School
1701 Blue Ave
ZIP: 43701
(740) 453-0335
High
Total Enrollment 904
Zanesville Middle School
1429 Blue Ave
ZIP: 43701
(740) 450-1413
Middle
Total Enrollment 488
Zanesville Preschool
711 Fess St
ZIP: 43701
(740) 453-8664
Primary
Total Enrollment 122

Zanesville Private Schools

Bishop Fenwick School
1030 E Main St
ZIP: 43701
Elementary
Total Enrollment 257
Bishop Rosecrans High School
1040 E Main St
ZIP: 43701
Secondary
Total Enrollment 152
Zanesville Christian School
2400 Chandlersville Rd
ZIP: 43701
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 42
Zanesville Sda Elementary School
824 Taylor St
ZIP: 43701
Elementary
Total Enrollment 19
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