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Urbana, Ohio

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Welcome to Urbana ...

The city of Urbana is located in Champaign County and is the County Seat for Champaign County.

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

When the people of Urbana refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Urbanan<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Urbana has a population of 11,405 people<3> (see below for details).

Urbana is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Urbana lies within the (937) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Urbana had a population of 11,793 people (or 29.41% of the total population of Champaign County). This makes Urbana the county's most populous community.

The population of Urbana represents 0.1% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 151st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,793 people, the population of Urbana increased 1.55% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,613 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Urbana had an population of 11,405 people. This is a decrease of 3.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.79% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Urbana ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Urbana and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Bellefontaine   [Map]   13,161   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
De Graff   [Map]   1,266   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Enon   [Map]   2,377   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mechanicsburg   [Map]   1,596   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Milford Center   [Map]   860   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
New Carlisle   [Map]   5,586   SW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Urbana ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Urbana - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Maryland, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New York, North Dakota and Texas.

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

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 Urbana. 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 Urbana. 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 Urbana. Our list includes 54 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Urbana:

Websites for Urbana ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Urbana ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Urbana refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Urbana may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Urbana.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Urbana - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Urbana) 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 Urbana. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Urbana

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Urbana. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1098, Longitude: -83.7502     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Urbana have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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