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Cheshire, Ohio
(Gallia County)

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The location of Cheshire

Welcome to Cheshire ...

The village of Cheshire is located in Gallia County.

The location of Cheshire has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Cheshire: CHESH-uhr<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Cheshire has a population of 129 people<3> (see below for details).

Cheshire is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Cheshire lies within the (740) area code.

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Cheshire had an population of 129 people. This is a decrease of 2.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 41.63% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Cheshire ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Albany   [Map]   907   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gallipolis   [Map]   3,432   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Middleport   [Map]   2,446   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pomeroy   [Map]   1,790   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Rio Grande   [Map]   812   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Syracuse   [Map]   813   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Cheshire. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cheshire.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Cheshire:

Websites for Cheshire ...

Chamber of Commerce:

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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Ohio

About Gallia County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

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:

The official website for State of Ohio:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cheshire.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cheshire - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Cheshire) 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 Cheshire. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cheshire

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cheshire have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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