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Welcome to Shawnee ...

The village of Shawnee is located in Perry County<1>.

The pronunciation of Shawnee: shaw-NEE<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Shawnee has a population of 639 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Shawnee is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Shawnee lies within the (740) area code.

The ZIP code for Shawnee: 43782<5>

Websites for Shawnee ...

Official Website: www.shawneetownship.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Shawnee had an population of 639 people. This is a decrease of 2.44% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.1% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Shawnee had a population of 655 people. This makes Shawnee the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 655 people, the population of Shawnee increased 7.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 608 people).

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

Communities Also Named Shawnee ...

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

Beyond Ohio, there are 24 communities that are also named Shawnee - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (2), Texas (2), Virginia, Washington (2), West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Shawnee ...

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

  • Athens [Athens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
    • Athens [Athens County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Shawnee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,600 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<7>
  • Logan [Hocking County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan
    • Logan [Hocking County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Shawnee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,933 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<7>
  • Nelsonville [Athens County]
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    • Nelsonville [Athens County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Shawnee
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,119 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nelsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nelsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nelsonville<7>
  • New Lexington [Perry County]
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    • Crooksville [Perry County]
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      • Crooksville [Perry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Shawnee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,476 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crooksville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crooksville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crooksville<7>
    • Roseville [Perry County]
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      • Roseville [Perry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Shawnee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,833 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseville<7>
    • Glouster [Athens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glouster
      • Glouster [Athens County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Shawnee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,779 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glouster have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glouster
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glouster<7>
    • McConnelsville [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McConnelsville
      • McConnelsville [Morgan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Shawnee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,720 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McConnelsville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McConnelsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McConnelsville<7>
    • Bremen [Fairfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bremen
      • Bremen [Fairfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Shawnee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,466 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bremen have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bremen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bremen<7>
    • Somerset [Perry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Somerset
      • Somerset [Perry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Shawnee
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,157 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerset
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Somerset<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 Shawnee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Shawnee.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shawnee ...

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

Adding Shawnee to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Visit our Community Index for Ohio

About Perry County

About Ohio

The official website for Shawnee: www.shawneetownship.com/

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 Perry, 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 Shawnee. 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 Shawnee.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shawnee - 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 Shawnee). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Shawnee 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Shawnee) 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 Shawnee. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ShawneeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shawnee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6048, Longitude: -82.2113    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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