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Welcome to Pomeroy ...

The village of Pomeroy is located in Meigs County<1> and is the County Seat for Meigs County.

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

The pronunciation of Pomeroy: PUM-roy<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pomeroy has a population of 1,761 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Pomeroy is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Pomeroy lies within the (740) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pomeroy had an population of 1,761 people. This is a decrease of 4.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pomeroy had a population of 1,852 people (or 7.79% of the total population of Meigs County). This makes Pomeroy the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Pomeroy represents 0.02% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 407th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,852 people, the population of Pomeroy decreased 5.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,966 people).

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

Communities Also Named Pomeroy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Pomeroy - they are located in California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Manitoba, Michigan, New Brunswick, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Pomeroy ...

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

  • Point Pleasant [Mason County]
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    • Point Pleasant [Mason County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Pomeroy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,017 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Point Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Pleasant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Pleasant<7>
  • Ravenswood [Jackson County]
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    • Ravenswood [Jackson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Pomeroy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,616 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenswood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenswood<7>
  • Gallipolis [Gallia County]
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    • Gallipolis [Gallia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Pomeroy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,545 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gallipolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallipolis<7>
  • New Haven [Mason County]
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    • New Haven [Mason County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Pomeroy
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,451 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Albany [Athens County]
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      • Albany [Athens County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Pomeroy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 892 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<7>
    • Syracuse [Meigs County]
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      • Syracuse [Meigs County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Pomeroy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 809 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Syracuse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Syracuse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Syracuse<7>
    • Racine [Meigs County]
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      • Racine [Meigs County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Pomeroy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 654 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Racine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Racine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Racine<7>
    • Coolville [Athens County]
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      • Coolville [Athens County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Pomeroy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coolville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coolville<7>
    • Rutland [Meigs County]
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      • Rutland [Meigs County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Pomeroy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 412 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutland<7>
    • Henderson [Mason County]
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      • Henderson [Mason County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Pomeroy
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henderson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henderson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson<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 Pomeroy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pomeroy.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pomeroy. Our list includes 26 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Pomeroy.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pomeroy ...

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

Adding Pomeroy to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pomeroy 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 Pomeroy was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Pomeroy in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Ohio

About Meigs County

About Ohio

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

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 Meigs, 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 Pomeroy. 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 Pomeroy.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pomeroy - 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 from Point A (ie- Pomeroy) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Pomeroy. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PomeroyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pomeroy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0291, Longitude: -82.0339       In this case, the coordinates for Pomeroy 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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