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Welcome to Athens ...
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Athens has a population of 25,214 people<1> (see below for details).
Athens is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Athens lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Athens is located in the (740) area code.
The ZIP code for Athens: 45701<3>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Athens had a population of 23,832 people (which is 36.8% of the total population of Athens County). This makes Athens the county's most populous community.
The population of Athens represents 0.21% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 64th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 23,832 people, the population of Athens increased 11.67% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 21,342 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Athens had an population of 25,214 people. This is an increase of 5.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.14% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Athens.
Communities near Athens ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Athens and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Athens.
Communities Also Named Athens ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Athens - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Athens.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Athens:
Websites for Athens ...
Official Website: www.ci.athens.oh.us/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athens ...
Looking for more information about Athens? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Athens, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Athens.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Athens: www.ci.athens.oh.us/
The official website for Athens County: www.athenscountygovernment.com/
The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019