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Welcome to Anderson ...

Anderson is located in Ross County<1>.

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

Anderson is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Anderson lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Anderson lies within the (740) area code.

Communities Also Named Anderson ...

While we believe that this Anderson is located in Ross County, we know of another 2 Ohio communities named Anderson. Those communities are located in the following counties: Ashtabula and Erie County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 70 communities that are also named Anderson - they are located in Alabama (3), Alaska, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California, Georgia (7), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan (8), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee (5), Texas, Virginia, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (3).

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

Communities near Anderson ...

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

  • Chillicothe [Ross County]
  • Circleville [Pickaway County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Circleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Circleville
    • Circleville [Pickaway County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2018: 13,965 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Circleville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Circleville<5>
  • Greenfield [Highland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
    • Greenfield [Highland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,555 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenfield<5>
  • Waverly City [Pike County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly City
    • Waverly City [Pike County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2011: 4,395 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly City
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waverly [Pike County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
      • Waverly [Pike County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,270 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<5>
    • Williamsport [Pickaway County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsport
      • Williamsport [Pickaway County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,067 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsport<5>
    • Frankfort [Ross County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frankfort
      • Frankfort [Ross County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,047 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankfort
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frankfort<5>
    • Kingston [Ross County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingston
      • Kingston [Ross County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,014 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<5>
    • Bainbridge [Ross County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bainbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bainbridge
      • Bainbridge [Ross County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2018: 849 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bainbridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bainbridge<5>
    • New Holland [Fayette County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Holland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Holland
      • New Holland [Fayette County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2018: 845 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Holland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Holland<5>

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 Anderson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anderson.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anderson. 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 Anderson.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anderson ...

Looking for more information about Anderson? 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 Anderson, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Anderson.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Ross County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anderson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Ross County: www.co.ross.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Ross, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anderson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anderson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anderson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3609, Longitude: -83.0705       In this case, the coordinates for Anderson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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