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Welcome to Northwood ...

The city of Northwood is located in Wood County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Northwood has a population of 5,446 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Northwood is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Northwood ...

Official Website: www.ci.northwood.oh.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Northwood had an population of 5,446 people. This is an increase of 3.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Northwood had a population of 5,265 people. This makes Northwood the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Northwood represents 0.05% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 242nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,265 people, the population of Northwood decreased 3.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,471 people).

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

Communities Also Named Northwood ...

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

Communities near Northwood ...

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

  • Bowling Green [Wood County]
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    • Bowling Green [Wood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Northwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,444 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowling Green
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green<6>
  • Perrysburg [Wood County]
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    • Perrysburg [Wood County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Northwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,709 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perrysburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perrysburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perrysburg<6>
  • Sylvania [Lucas County]
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    • Sylvania [Lucas County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Northwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,515 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvania
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylvania<6>
  • Maumee [Lucas County]
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    • Maumee [Lucas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Northwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,605 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maumee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maumee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maumee<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waterville [Lucas County]
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      • Waterville [Lucas County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Northwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,596 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterville<6>
    • Whitehouse [Lucas County]
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      • Whitehouse [Lucas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Northwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,932 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehouse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehouse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehouse<6>
    • Ottawa Hills [Lucas County]
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      • Ottawa Hills [Lucas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Northwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ottawa Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ottawa Hills
    • Gibsonburg [Sandusky County]
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      • Gibsonburg [Sandusky County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Northwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,483 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gibsonburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gibsonburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gibsonburg<6>
    • Genoa [Ottawa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Genoa
      • Genoa [Ottawa County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Northwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,262 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Genoa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Genoa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Genoa<6>
    • Woodville [Sandusky County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodville
      • Woodville [Sandusky County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Northwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,008 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodville<6>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Northwood.

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

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Northwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Northwood.

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About Wood County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Northwood: www.ci.northwood.oh.us/

The official website for Wood County: www.co.wood.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 Wood, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Northwood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Northwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Northwood) 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 Northwood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NorthwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Northwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6109, Longitude: -83.4974       In this case, the coordinates for Northwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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