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Welcome to Cheshire ...

The village of Cheshire is located in Gallia County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Cheshire: CHESH-uhr<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cheshire has a population of 128 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Cheshire is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Cheshire is within the (740) area code.

Websites for Cheshire ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.galliacounty.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Cheshire, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cheshire had an population of 128 people. This is a decrease of 3.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 42.08% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cheshire had a population of 132 people. This makes Cheshire the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 132 people, the population of Cheshire decreased 40.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 221 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cheshire ...

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

Beyond Ohio, there are 7 communities that are also named Cheshire - they are located in Connecticut, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York and Oregon.

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

Communities near Cheshire ...

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

  • Point Pleasant [Mason County]
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    • Point Pleasant [Mason County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Cheshire
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,017 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Pleasant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Pleasant<7>
  • Ravenswood [Jackson County]
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    • Ravenswood [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Cheshire
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,616 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenswood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenswood<7>
  • Gallipolis [Gallia County]
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    • Gallipolis [Gallia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Cheshire
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,545 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallipolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallipolis<7>
  • Middleport [Meigs County]
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    • Middleport [Meigs County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Cheshire
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,391 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleport<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pomeroy [Meigs County]
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      • Pomeroy [Meigs County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Cheshire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,740 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pomeroy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pomeroy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pomeroy<7>
    • New Haven [Mason County]
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      • New Haven [Mason County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Cheshire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,451 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<7>
    • Mason [Mason County]
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      • Mason [Mason County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Cheshire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 920 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mason have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mason
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mason<7>
    • Albany [Athens County]
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      • Albany [Athens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Cheshire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 892 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<7>
    • Syracuse [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Syracuse
      • Syracuse [Meigs County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Cheshire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 809 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Syracuse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Syracuse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Syracuse<7>
    • Rio Grande [Gallia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rio Grande
      • Rio Grande [Gallia County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Cheshire
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 777 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rio Grande
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rio Grande<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cheshire ...

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

Adding Cheshire to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Mentions & References for Cheshire

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About Gallia County

About Ohio

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

The official website for Gallia County: www.gallianet.net/

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 Gallia, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Cheshire. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cheshire.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cheshire - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Cheshire) 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 Cheshire. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CheshireOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cheshire. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9505, Longitude: -82.1130       In this case, the coordinates for Cheshire 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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