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Welcome to Stow ...

The city of Stow is located in Summit County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Stow has a population of 34,790 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Stow is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Stow: (330) and (234)<5>

Websites for Stow ...

Official Website: www.stow.oh.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stow had an population of 34,790 people. This is a decrease of 0.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stow had a population of 34,837 people (or 6.43% of the total population of Summit County). This makes Stow the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Stow represents 0.3% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 35th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 34,837 people, the population of Stow increased 8.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 32,139 people).

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

Communities Also Named Stow ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Stow - they are located in Maine, Massachusetts and New York.

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

Communities near Stow ...

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

  • Akron [Summit County]
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    • Akron [Summit County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Stow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 195,994 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Akron
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Akron<7>
  • North Royalton [Cuyahoga County]
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    • North Royalton [Cuyahoga County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Stow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,952 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Royalton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Royalton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for North Royalton<7>
  • Garfield Heights [Cuyahoga County]
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    • Garfield Heights [Cuyahoga County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Stow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,272 people
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  • Barberton [Summit County]
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    • Barberton [Summit County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Stow
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,815 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barberton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Green [Summit County]
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      • Green [Summit County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Stow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,678 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Green<7>
    • Wadsworth [Medina County]
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      • Wadsworth [Medina County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Stow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,374 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wadsworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wadsworth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadsworth<7>
    • Solon [Cuyahoga County]
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      • Solon [Cuyahoga County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Stow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,660 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Solon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Solon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Solon<7>
    • Maple Heights [Cuyahoga County]
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      • Maple Heights [Cuyahoga County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Stow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,863 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maple Heights<7>
    • Broadview Heights [Cuyahoga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Broadview Heights
      • Broadview Heights [Cuyahoga County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Stow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,095 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Broadview Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Broadview Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Broadview Heights<7>
    • Twinsburg [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twinsburg
      • Twinsburg [Summit County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Stow
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,913 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Twinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twinsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Twinsburg<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 Stow. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Stow.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stow ...

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

Adding Stow to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Stow 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 Stow was on a map titled Road Map for Ohio (from Shell Oil, 1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Ohio

About Summit County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Stow: www.stow.oh.us/

The official website for Summit County: www.co.summit.oh.us/

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 Summit, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stow.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stow - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (234) is an overlay for area code (330).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Stow) 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 Stow. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from StowOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1751, Longitude: -81.4359       In this case, the coordinates for Stow 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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