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Welcome to Piqua ...

The city of Piqua is located in Miami County<1>.

The pronunciation of Piqua: PICK-wah<2>

When the people of Piqua refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Piquard<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Piqua has a population of 21,339 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Piqua is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The area code for Piqua: (937)

The ZIP code for Piqua: 45356<6>

Websites for Piqua ...

Official Website: www.piquaoh.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Piqua had an population of 21,339 people. This is an increase of 3.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Piqua had a population of 20,522 people (which is 20.02% of the total population of Miami County). This makes Piqua the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Piqua represents 0.18% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 80th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 20,522 people, the population of Piqua decreased 1.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 20,738 people).

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

Communities Also Named Piqua ...

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

Beyond Ohio, there are 3 communities that are also named Piqua - they are located in Kansas and Kentucky.

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

Communities near Piqua ...

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

  • Troy [Miami County]
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    • Troy [Miami County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the south of Piqua
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,473 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troy have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<9>
  • Sidney [Shelby County]
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    • Sidney [Shelby County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Piqua
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,301 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sidney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sidney<9>
  • Vandalia [Montgomery County]
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    • Vandalia [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Piqua
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,987 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vandalia have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vandalia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vandalia<9>
  • Englewood [Montgomery County]
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    • Englewood [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Piqua
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,502 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Englewood have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Englewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Englewood<9>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clayton [Montgomery County]
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      • Clayton [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the south of Piqua
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,233 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<9>
    • Greenville [Darke County]
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      • Greenville [Darke County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the west of Piqua
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,627 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<9>
    • Tipp City [Miami County]
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      • Tipp City [Miami County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the south of Piqua
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,166 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tipp City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tipp City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tipp City<9>
    • Union [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
      • Union [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the south of Piqua
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,909 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union<9>
    • New Carlisle [Clark County]
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      • New Carlisle [Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southeast of Piqua
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,559 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Carlisle have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Carlisle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Carlisle<9>
    • West Milton [Miami County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Milton
      • West Milton [Miami County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the south of Piqua
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,853 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Milton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Milton<9>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Piqua. Our list includes 54 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Piqua.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Piqua ...

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

Adding Piqua to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Miami County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Piqua: www.piquaoh.org/

The official website for Miami County: www.co.miami.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 Miami, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Piqua. 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.
<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Piqua refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Piqua may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Piqua.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Piqua - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Piqua). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Piqua or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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- Piqua) 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 Piqua. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PiquaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Piqua. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1475, Longitude: -84.2468    
<8>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.
<9>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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