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Welcome to McHenry ...

The city of McHenry is located in Ohio County<1>.

The location of McHenry has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, McHenry has a population of 381 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of McHenry.

McHenry is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from McHenry (for example, toward Upton), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for McHenry: (270)

The ZIP code for McHenry: 42354<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, McHenry had an population of 381 people. This is a decrease of 1.8% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, McHenry had a population of 388 people. This makes McHenry the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 388 people, the population of McHenry decreased 6.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 417 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for McHenry.

Communities Also Named McHenry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named McHenry - they are located in California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Maryland, Mississippi, North Dakota and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for McHenry.

Communities near McHenry ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near McHenry.

  • Central City [Muhlenberg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central City
    • Central City [Muhlenberg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of McHenry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,692 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central City<7>
  • Greenville [Muhlenberg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville [Muhlenberg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of McHenry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,153 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<7>
  • Hartford [Ohio County]
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    • Hartford [Ohio County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of McHenry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,715 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<7>
  • Morgantown [Butler County]
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    • Morgantown [Butler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of McHenry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,373 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morgantown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morgantown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morgantown<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Livermore [McLean County]
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      • Livermore [McLean County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of McHenry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,270 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livermore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livermore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livermore<7>
    • Powderly [Muhlenberg County]
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      • Powderly [Muhlenberg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of McHenry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 736 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powderly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powderly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powderly<7>
    • Drakesboro [Muhlenberg County]
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      • Drakesboro [Muhlenberg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of McHenry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 494 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drakesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drakesboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drakesboro<7>
    • Island [McLean County]
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      • Island [McLean County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of McHenry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 448 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Island
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Island<7>
    • Sacramento [McLean County]
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      • Sacramento [McLean County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of McHenry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 438 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sacramento have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sacramento
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sacramento<7>
    • Centertown [Ohio County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centertown
      • Centertown [Ohio County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northwest of McHenry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centertown

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around McHenry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for McHenry.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of McHenry. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around McHenry.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around McHenry. See our Newspapers Page for McHenry.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McHenry ...

Looking for more information about McHenry? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to McHenry, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for McHenry.

Adding McHenry to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of McHenry in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for McHenry was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found McHenry on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for McHenry on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for McHenry

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The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Ohio, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for McHenry.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McHenry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as McHenry). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether McHenry or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- McHenry) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for McHenry. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McHenryOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in McHenry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3798, Longitude: -86.9230       In this case, the coordinates for McHenry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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