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Pomeroy, Ohio

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Welcome to Pomeroy ...

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

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

The pronunciation of Pomeroy: PUM-roy<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Pomeroy has a population of 1,790 people<3> (see below for details).

Pomeroy is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Pomeroy is within the boundaries of the (740) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pomeroy had a population of 1,852 people (which is 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 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Pomeroy had an population of 1,790 people. This is a decrease of 3.35% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.95% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Pomeroy ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Albany   [Map]   907   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coolville   [Map]   498   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Gallipolis   [Map]   3,432   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Racine   [Map]   653   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Rutland   [Map]   383   W   5 miles [8 km]
Syracuse   [Map]   813   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

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 Pomeroy. 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 Pomeroy. 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 Pomeroy. Our list includes 26 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pomeroy. 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 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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pomeroy.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pomeroy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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- 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pomeroy

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pomeroy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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