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Welcome to Hillsboro ...

The city of Hillsboro is located in Highland County<1> and is the County Seat for Highland County.

The pronunciation of Hillsboro: HILLZ-buro<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hillsboro has a population of 6,550 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hillsboro.

Hillsboro is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Hillsboro: (937)

The ZIP code for Hillsboro: 45133<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hillsboro had an population of 6,550 people. This is a decrease of 0.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.86% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hillsboro had a population of 6,605 people (which is 15.15% of the total population of Highland County). This makes Hillsboro the county's most populous community.

The population of Hillsboro represents 0.06% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 213rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,605 people, the population of Hillsboro increased 3.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,368 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hillsboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Ohio communities named Hillsboro: This one is located in Highland County and the other is located in Jefferson County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 34 communities that are also named Hillsboro - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Hillsboro ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hillsboro.

  • Greenfield [Highland County]
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    • Greenfield [Highland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,564 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenfield<7>
  • Sabina [Clinton County]
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    • Sabina [Clinton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,562 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sabina have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sabina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sabina<7>
  • Lynchburg [Highland County]
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    • Lynchburg [Highland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,493 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynchburg have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynchburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynchburg<7>
  • Leesburg [Highland County]
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    • Leesburg [Highland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Hillsboro
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,321 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leesburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leesburg<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Vienna [Clinton County]
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      • New Vienna [Clinton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,201 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Vienna<7>
    • Sardinia [Brown County]
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      • Sardinia [Brown County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,138 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardinia have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardinia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sardinia<7>
    • Winchester [Adams County]
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      • Winchester [Adams County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,002 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<7>
    • Seaman [Adams County]
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      • Seaman [Adams County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 886 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seaman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seaman<7>
    • Bainbridge [Ross County]
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      • Bainbridge [Ross County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 846 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bainbridge have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bainbridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bainbridge<7>
    • Martinsville [Clinton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsville
      • Martinsville [Clinton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Hillsboro
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 439 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hillsboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hillsboro.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hillsboro. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Hillsboro.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hillsboro. Our list includes 30 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hillsboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hillsboro ...

Looking for more information about Hillsboro? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hillsboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hillsboro.

Adding Hillsboro to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hillsboro in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hillsboro was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Hillsboro on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hillsboro on our Genealogy Page.

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About Highland County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Highland County: www.highland-co.com/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Highland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Hillsboro. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hillsboro.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hillsboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Hillsboro). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hillsboro or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Hillsboro) 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 Hillsboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HillsboroOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hillsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2022, Longitude: -83.6116    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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