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

The community of Cadiz is the Seat for Harrison County.

Harrison County was founded February 1, 1813. Harrison was created by taking area from Jefferson and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Harrison had a population of 15,268 people. This is a decrease of 3.71% since the last Census (which gave a population of 15,856 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Harrison represented 0.14% of the total population of Ohio, making it the state's 84th most populous county (out of 88 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
200915,268-3.71%-0.63% since 2008
200815,365-3.1%-0.63% since 2007
200015,856The Last Census

More information can be found on the Harrison County Census Page for Harrison County.


Below are some of the communities located in Harrison County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Harrison County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Cadiz   3,2533,3081.66% decrease  
Hopedale   9539843.15% decrease  
Jewett   7607843.06% decrease  
Scio   7477996.51% decrease  
Adena   7398159.33% decrease  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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