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Welcome to Rio Grande ...

The village of Rio Grande is located in Gallia County<1>.

The pronunciation of Rio Grande: REYE-oh-GRAND<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rio Grande has a population of 780 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Rio Grande is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Rio Grande: (740)

The ZIP code for Rio Grande: 45674<5>

Websites for Rio Grande ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.galliacounty.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Rio Grande, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rio Grande had an population of 780 people. This is a decrease of 6.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rio Grande had a population of 830 people. This makes Rio Grande the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 830 people, the population of Rio Grande decreased 9.29% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 915 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Rio Grande.

Communities Also Named Rio Grande ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Rio Grande - they are located in New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico and Texas.

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

Communities near Rio Grande ...

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

  • Jackson [Jackson County]
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    • Jackson [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Rio Grande
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,240 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<8>
  • Wellston [Jackson County]
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    • Wellston [Jackson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Rio Grande
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,532 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellston<8>
  • Point Pleasant [Mason County]
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    • Point Pleasant [Mason County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Rio Grande
    • 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.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Point Pleasant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Point Pleasant<8>
  • Gallipolis [Gallia County]
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    • Gallipolis [Gallia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Rio Grande
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,545 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gallipolis<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Middleport [Meigs County]
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      • Middleport [Meigs County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Rio Grande
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,391 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleport have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleport<8>
    • Oak Hill [Jackson County]
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      • Oak Hill [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Rio Grande
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Hill<8>
    • South Webster [Scioto County]
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      • South Webster [Scioto County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Rio Grande
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 796 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Webster have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Webster<8>
    • Rutland [Meigs County]
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      • Rutland [Meigs County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Rio Grande
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 412 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutland<8>
    • Henderson [Mason County]
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      • Henderson [Mason County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Rio Grande
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henderson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henderson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson<8>
    • Vinton [Gallia County]
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      • Vinton [Gallia County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Rio Grande
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 208 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rio Grande ...

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

Adding Rio Grande to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Gallia County

About Ohio

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

The official website for Gallia County: www.gallianet.net/

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 Gallia, 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 Rio Grande. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rio Grande.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rio Grande - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 village (such as Rio Grande). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rio Grande or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rio Grande) 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 Rio Grande. 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 Rio GrandeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rio Grande. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8828, Longitude: -82.3807    
<7>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.
<8>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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