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Welcome to Minerva ...

The village of Minerva is primarily located in Stark County<1>. A portion of Minerva extends into Carroll County and Columbiana County.

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

The pronunciation of Minerva: muh-NUR-vuh<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Minerva has a population of 3,620 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Minerva is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Minerva had an population of 3,620 people. This is a decrease of 2.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.98% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Minerva had a population of 3,720 people. This makes Minerva the county's most populous community.

The population of Minerva represents 0.03% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 291st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,720 people, the population of Minerva decreased 5.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,934 people).

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

Communities Also Named Minerva ...

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

Beyond Ohio, there are 14 communities that are also named Minerva - they are located in Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Minerva ...

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

  • Canton [Stark County]
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    • Canton [Stark County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Minerva
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,963 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<7>
  • Alliance [Stark County]
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    • Alliance [Stark County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Minerva
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alliance
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alliance<7>
  • North Canton [Stark County]
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    • North Canton [Stark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Minerva
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,121 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Canton<7>
  • Salem [Columbiana County]
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    • Salem [Columbiana County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Minerva
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,517 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Louisville [Stark County]
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      • Louisville [Stark County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Minerva
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,378 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisville<7>
    • Sebring [Mahoning County]
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      • Sebring [Mahoning County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Minerva
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,157 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sebring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sebring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sebring<7>
    • Carrollton [Carroll County]
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      • Carrollton [Carroll County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Minerva
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,017 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<7>
    • Lisbon [Columbiana County]
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      • Lisbon [Columbiana County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Minerva
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,626 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lisbon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lisbon<7>
    • East Canton [Stark County]
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      • East Canton [Stark County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Minerva
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,569 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Canton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Canton<7>
    • Salineville [Columbiana County]
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      • Salineville [Columbiana County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Minerva
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,213 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salineville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salineville<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 Minerva. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Minerva.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Minerva ...

Looking for more information about Minerva? 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 Minerva, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Minerva.

Adding Minerva to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Mentions & References for Minerva

Communities in Ohio

About Stark County

About Ohio

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

The official website for Stark County: www.co.stark.oh.us/

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 Stark, 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 Minerva. 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 Minerva.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Minerva - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Minerva) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Minerva. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MinervaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Minerva. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7309, Longitude: -81.1021       In this case, the coordinates for Minerva 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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