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Northwood, Ohio
(Lawrence County)

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The location of Northwood

Welcome to Northwood ...

Northwood is located in Lawrence County.

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

Northwood is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Northwood is located in the (740) area code.

Communities near Northwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Ashland (KY)   [Map]   20,669   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Russell (KY)   [Map]   3,226   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Coal Grove   [Map]   2,099   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Ironton   [Map]   10,722   W   18 miles [29 km]
South Point   [Map]   3,874   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Barboursville (WV)   [Map]   4,217   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Northwood ...

While we believe that this Northwood is located in Lawrence County, we know of another 4 Ohio communities named Northwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Logan, Mercer, Stark and Wood County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 47 communities that are also named Northwood - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (2), Indiana (7), Iowa, Maryland (3), Michigan, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey (2), New York, North Carolina (5), North Dakota, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (5), Utah and Washington.

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

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 Northwood. 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 Northwood. 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 Northwood.

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

Websites for Northwood ...

Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Northwood ...

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

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About Lawrence County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Northwood. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Northwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Northwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Northwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4501, Longitude: -82.3529     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Northwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Northwood.

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