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Welcome to Ankenytown ...

Ankenytown is located in Knox County<1>.

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

Ankenytown is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ankenytown is located in the (740) area code.

Adding Ankenytown to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Ankenytown elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Ankenytown on a George F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Communities near Ankenytown ...

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

  • Mansfield [Richland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mansfield
    • Mansfield [Richland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Ankenytown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 46,599 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mansfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mansfield<5>
  • Mount Vernon [Knox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
    • Mount Vernon [Knox County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Ankenytown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,769 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<5>
  • Ontario [Richland County]
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    • Ontario [Richland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Ankenytown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,084 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ontario have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ontario
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ontario<5>
  • Lexington [Richland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
    • Lexington [Richland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Ankenytown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,682 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lexington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<5>
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    • Mount Gilead [Morrow County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Gilead
      • Mount Gilead [Morrow County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Ankenytown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,678 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Gilead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Gilead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Gilead<5>
    • Loudonville [Ashland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loudonville
      • Loudonville [Ashland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Ankenytown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,617 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loudonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loudonville<5>
    • Fredericktown [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fredericktown
      • Fredericktown [Knox County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Ankenytown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,525 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredericktown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredericktown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredericktown<5>
    • Gambier [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gambier
      • Gambier [Knox County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Ankenytown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,486 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gambier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gambier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gambier<5>
    • Centerburg [Knox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centerburg
      • Centerburg [Knox County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Ankenytown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,226 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerburg<5>
    • Bellville [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellville
      • Bellville [Richland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Ankenytown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,931 people
      • Bellville has also been known as:
      • McClures Settlement
      • McClure
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bellville<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 Ankenytown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ankenytown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ankenytown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Knox County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Knox County: www.knoxcountyohio.org/

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 Knox, 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 Ankenytown - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ankenytown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ankenytown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5342, Longitude: -82.5049       In this case, the coordinates for Ankenytown 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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