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

The community of Pomeroy is the Seat for Meigs County.

Meigs County was founded April 1, 1819. Meigs was created by taking area from Gallia and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Meigs had a population of 22,838 people. This is a decrease of 1.01% since the last Census (which gave a population of 23,072 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Meigs represented 0.2% of the total population of Ohio, making it the state's 81st 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
201023,770+3.03%+4.08% since 2009
200922,838-1.01%+0.48% since 2008
200822,730-1.48%-0.76% since 2007
200023,072The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Middleport   2,4602,5252.57% decrease  
Pomeroy   1,9461,9661.02% decrease  
Syracuse   8598792.28% decrease  
Racine   7397460.94% decrease  
Rutland   4144013.24% increase  

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Footnotes ...

<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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