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Time Zone: Ohio County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Hartford is the Seat for Ohio County.

Ohio County was founded in 1798 and was created by taking area from HardinCounty.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Ohio had a population of 23,534 people. This is an increase of 2.7% since the last Census (which gave a population of 22,916 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Ohio represented 0.57% of the total population of Kentucky, making it the state's 49th most populous county (out of 120 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201023,842+4.04%+1.31% since 2009
200923,534+2.7%-0.61% since 2008
200823,679+3.33%+0.77% since 2007
200022,916The Last Census

More information can be found on the Ohio County Census Page for Ohio County.


Below are some of the communities located in Ohio County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Ohio County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Beaver Dam   3,1193,0332.84% increase  
Hartford   2,6282,5712.22% increase  
Fordsville   5445312.45% increase  
McHenry   4324173.6% increase  
Centertown   4234161.68% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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