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Welcome to Napoleon ...
The pronunciation of Napoleon: nuh-POH-lee-uhn<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Napoleon, you might consider that their post office opened in 1835.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Napoleon has a population of 8,188 people<3> (see below for details).
Napoleon is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Napoleon lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Napoleon: (419) & (567)<5>
The ZIP code for Napoleon: 43545<6>
Websites for Napoleon ...
Official Website: www.napoleonohio.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Napoleon had an population of 8,188 people. This is a decrease of 6.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.13% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Napoleon had a population of 8,749 people (which is 31.01% of the total population of Henry County). This makes Napoleon the county's most populous community.
The population of Napoleon represents 0.08% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 183rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 8,749 people, the population of Napoleon decreased 6.11% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 9,318 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Napoleon.
Communities Also Named Napoleon ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Ohio communities named Napoleon: This one is located in Henry County and the other is located in Delaware County.
Beyond Ohio, there are 10 communities that are also named Napoleon - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri and North Dakota.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Napoleon.
Communities near Napoleon ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Napoleon.
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 Napoleon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Napoleon.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Napoleon. 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 Napoleon.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Napoleon. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Napoleon.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Napoleon ...
Looking for more information about Napoleon? 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 Napoleon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Napoleon.
Adding Napoleon to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Napoleon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Napoleon was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9>
We also found Napoleon in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Napoleon.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Napoleon: www.napoleonohio.com/
The official website for Henry County: www.henrycountyohio.com/
The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023