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Welcome to Jerusalem ...

The village of Jerusalem is located in Monroe County<1>.

The location of Jerusalem has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Jerusalem: juh-REW-suh-lum<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jerusalem has a population of 148 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Jerusalem is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Jerusalem lies within the (740) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jerusalem had an population of 148 people. This is a decrease of 8.07% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jerusalem had a population of 161 people. This makes Jerusalem the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 161 people, the population of Jerusalem increased 5.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 152 people).

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

Communities Also Named Jerusalem ...

While we believe that this Jerusalem is located in Monroe County, we know of another 4 Ohio communities named Jerusalem. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clark, Clermont, Hamilton and Logan County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 25 communities that are also named Jerusalem - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia (4), Maine, Maryland (3), Michigan, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Utah and Vermont (2).

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

Communities near Jerusalem ...

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

  • Moundsville [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moundsville
    • Moundsville [Marshall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Jerusalem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,117 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moundsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moundsville<7>
  • New Martinsville [Wetzel County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Martinsville
    • New Martinsville [Wetzel County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Jerusalem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,111 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Martinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Martinsville<7>
  • Saint Clairsville [Belmont County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Clairsville
    • Saint Clairsville [Belmont County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Jerusalem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,085 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Clairsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Clairsville<7>
  • Barnesville [Belmont County]
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    • Barnesville [Belmont County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Jerusalem
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,949 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barnesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnesville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Paden City [Tyler County]
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      • Paden City [Tyler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Jerusalem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,296 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paden City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paden City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paden City<7>
    • Woodsfield [Monroe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodsfield
      • Woodsfield [Monroe County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Jerusalem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,202 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodsfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodsfield<7>
    • Powhatan Point [Belmont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powhatan Point
      • Powhatan Point [Belmont County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Jerusalem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,502 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powhatan Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powhatan Point<7>
    • Glen Dale [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Dale
      • Glen Dale [Marshall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Jerusalem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,348 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen Dale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Dale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glen Dale<7>
    • Bethesda [Belmont County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethesda
      • Bethesda [Belmont County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Jerusalem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethesda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethesda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethesda<7>
    • Quaker City [Guernsey County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quaker City
      • Quaker City [Guernsey County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Jerusalem
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 485 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quaker City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quaker City<7>

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 Jerusalem. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jerusalem.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jerusalem. 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 Jerusalem.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jerusalem. See our Newspapers Page for Jerusalem.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jerusalem ...

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

Adding Jerusalem to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Jerusalem 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 Jerusalem was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Ohio

About Monroe County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Monroe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Jerusalem. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jerusalem.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jerusalem - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jerusalem) 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 Jerusalem. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JerusalemOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jerusalem. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8520, Longitude: -81.0960       In this case, the coordinates for Jerusalem have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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