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

The community of McArthur is the Seat for Vinton County.

Vinton County was founded March 23, 1850. Vinton was created by taking area from Athens, , , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Vinton had a population of 13,228 people. This is an increase of 3.3% since the last Census (which gave a population of 12,806 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Vinton represented 0.11% of the total population of Ohio, making it the state's 88th 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
201013,435+4.91%+1.56% since 2009
200813,219+3.23%-1.07% since 2007
200012,806The Last Census

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


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

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
McArthur   2,0051,8886.2% increase  
Hamden   9238715.97% increase  
Zaleski   3993756.4% increase  
Wilkesville   1601515.96% 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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