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Empire, Ohio

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The location of Empire

Welcome to Empire ...

The village of Empire is located in Jefferson County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Empire has a population of 284 people<2> (see below for details).

Empire is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Empire is located in the (740) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Empire had a population of 299 people. This makes Empire the county's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 299 people, the population of Empire has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 300 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Empire had an population of 284 people. This is a decrease of 5.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.33% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Empire ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Empire and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
East Liverpool   [Map]   10,691   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lisbon   [Map]   2,673   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mingo Junction   [Map]   3,262   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Steubenville   [Map]   18,003   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wellsville   [Map]   3,352   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Wintersville   [Map]   3,727   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Empire ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Empire - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (4), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada (3), North Carolina (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and West Virginia (3).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Empire.

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 Empire. 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 Empire. 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 Empire.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Empire ...

Looking for more information about Empire? 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 Empire? 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 Empire, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Empire.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Ohio

About Jefferson County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Empire. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jefferson 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Empire.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Empire - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Empire) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Empire. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Empire

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Empire. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5105, Longitude: -80.6256     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Empire have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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