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Welcome to Sherwood ...
The location of Sherwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Sherwood: SHUR-wood<3>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Sherwood, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sherwood has a population of 806 people<4> (see below for details).
Sherwood is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Sherwood lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Sherwood: (419) and (567)<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sherwood had an population of 806 people. This is a decrease of 2.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.62% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sherwood had a population of 827 people. This makes Sherwood the county's 3rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 827 people, the population of Sherwood increased 3.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 801 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sherwood.
Communities Also Named Sherwood ...
While we believe that this Sherwood is located in Defiance County, we know of another 2 Ohio communities named Sherwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hamilton and Stark County.
Beyond Ohio, there are 54 communities that are also named Sherwood - they are located in Alabama (3), Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sherwood.
Communities near Sherwood ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sherwood.
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 Sherwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sherwood.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sherwood. 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 Sherwood.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sherwood. See our Newspapers Page for Sherwood.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sherwood ...
Looking for more information about Sherwood? 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 Sherwood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sherwood.
Adding Sherwood to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Sherwood in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Sherwood was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Sherwood on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Sherwood.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sherwood. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Defiance County: www.defiance-county.com/
The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Dec 2023