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Welcome to Cambridge ...

The city of Cambridge is located in Guernsey County<1> and is the County Seat for Guernsey County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cambridge has a population of 10,359 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Cambridge is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Cambridge is located in the (740) area code.

The ZIP code for Cambridge: 43725<4>

Websites for Cambridge ...

Official Website: www.cambridgeoh.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cambridge had an population of 10,359 people. This is a decrease of 2.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cambridge had a population of 10,635 people (or 26.53% of the total population of Guernsey County). This makes Cambridge the county's most populous community.

The population of Cambridge represents 0.09% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 165th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,635 people, the population of Cambridge decreased 7.68% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,520 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cambridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Ohio communities named Cambridge: This one is located in Guernsey County and the other is located in Jackson County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 43 communities that are also named Cambridge - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Cambridge ...

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

  • Newcomerstown [Tuscarawas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newcomerstown
    • Newcomerstown [Tuscarawas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Cambridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,727 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newcomerstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newcomerstown<6>
  • West Lafayette [Coshocton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Lafayette
    • West Lafayette [Coshocton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Cambridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,301 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Lafayette have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Lafayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Lafayette<6>
  • New Concord [Muskingum County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Concord
    • New Concord [Muskingum County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Cambridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,165 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Concord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Concord<6>
  • Caldwell [Noble County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caldwell
    • Caldwell [Noble County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Cambridge
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,639 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caldwell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caldwell<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Quaker City [Guernsey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quaker City
      • Quaker City [Guernsey County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Cambridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 485 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quaker City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quaker City<6>
    • Senecaville [Guernsey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Senecaville
      • Senecaville [Guernsey County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Cambridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 447 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Senecaville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Senecaville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Senecaville<6>
    • Pleasant City [Guernsey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant City
      • Pleasant City [Guernsey County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Cambridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 422 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant City<6>
    • Cumberland [Guernsey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
      • Cumberland [Guernsey County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Cambridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 346 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cumberland<6>
    • Conesville [Coshocton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conesville
      • Conesville [Coshocton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Cambridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 342 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conesville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conesville
    • Lore City [Guernsey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lore City
      • Lore City [Guernsey County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Cambridge
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 309 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lore City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lore City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lore City<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cambridge. Our list includes 25 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cambridge.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cambridge ...

Looking for more information about Cambridge? 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 Cambridge, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cambridge.

Adding Cambridge to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cambridge 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 Cambridge was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Cambridge on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Ohio

About Guernsey County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cambridge: www.cambridgeoh.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 Guernsey, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cambridge.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cambridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Cambridge). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cambridge or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cambridge) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cambridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CambridgeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cambridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0288, Longitude: -81.5898    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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