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

Hocking County was founded March 1, 1818. Hocking was created by taking area from Athens, and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hocking had a population of 28,912 people. This is an increase of 2.38% since the last Census (which gave a population of 28,241 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hocking represented 0.25% of the total population of Ohio, making it the state's 78th 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
201029,380+4.03%+1.62% since 2009
200928,912+2.38%-0.19% since 2008
200028,241The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Logan   7,3946,70410.29% increase  
Laurelville   5435331.88% increase  
Murray City   4604521.77% increase  

Websites for Hocking County

Official Website:   www.co.hocking.oh.us/

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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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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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