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Jacksonville, Ohio
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The location of Jacksonville

Welcome to Jacksonville ...

The village of Jacksonville is located in Athens County.

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

When the people of Jacksonville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Jacksonvillian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Jacksonville has a population of 490 people<3> (see below for details).

Jacksonville is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Jacksonville lies within the (740) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jacksonville had a population of 481 people. This makes Jacksonville the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 481 people, the population of Jacksonville decreased 11.58% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 544 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Jacksonville had an population of 490 people. This is an increase of 1.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.93% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Jacksonville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Jacksonville and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Albany   [Map]   907   S   18 miles [29 km]
Athens   [Map]   25,214   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Chauncey   [Map]   1,049   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Logan   [Map]   7,069   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Malta   [Map]   650   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
McConnelsville   [Map]   1,776   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Jacksonville ...

While we believe that this Jacksonville is located in Athens County, we know of another 4 Ohio communities named Jacksonville. Those communities are located in the following counties: Adams, Clark, Crawford and Jefferson County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 55 communities that are also named Jacksonville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (3), Kansas (4), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (2), Mississippi, Missouri (4), Nevada, New Brunswick, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Oregon, Pennsylvania (6), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Jacksonville. 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 Jacksonville. 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 Jacksonville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jacksonville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Jacksonville refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a village's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Jacksonville may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jacksonville.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jacksonville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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- Jacksonville) 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 Jacksonville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jacksonville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jacksonville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4761, Longitude: -82.0798     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jacksonville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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