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Welcome to Zanesville ...

The city of Zanesville is located in Muskingum County<1> and is the County Seat for Muskingum County.

The pronunciation of Zanesville: ZAYNZ-vil<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Zanesville has a population of 25,225 people<3> (see below for details).

Zanesville was established in 1797.

The community of Zanesville is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Zanesville: (740)

Websites for Zanesville ...

Official Website: www.coz.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Zanesville had an population of 25,225 people. This is a decrease of 1.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Zanesville had a population of 25,487 people (or 29.61% of the total population of Muskingum County). This makes Zanesville the county's most populous community.

The population of Zanesville represents 0.22% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 59th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 25,487 people, the population of Zanesville has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 25,586 people).

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

Communities Also Named Zanesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Zanesville - they are located in Illinois and Indiana.

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

Communities near Zanesville ...

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

  • New Lexington (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Lexington
    • New Lexington lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Zanesville and is located in Perry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,671 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Lexington<6>
  • Crooksville (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crooksville
    • Crooksville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Zanesville and is located in Perry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,476 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crooksville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crooksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crooksville<6>
  • New Concord (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Concord
    • New Concord lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Zanesville and is located in Muskingum County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,165 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Concord have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Concord
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Concord<6>
  • Roseville (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseville
    • Roseville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Zanesville and is located in Perry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,833 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseville<6>
  • Dresden (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dresden
    • Dresden lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Zanesville and is located in Muskingum County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,688 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dresden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dresden<6>
  • Frazeysburg (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frazeysburg
    • Frazeysburg lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Zanesville and is located in Muskingum County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,315 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frazeysburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frazeysburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frazeysburg<6>
  • Hanover (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanover
    • Hanover lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Zanesville and is located in Licking County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,225 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanover have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover
  • Somerset (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Somerset
    • Somerset lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Zanesville and is located in Perry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,157 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerset
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Somerset<6>
  • Philo (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philo
    • Philo lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Zanesville and is located in Muskingum County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 728 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Philo have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philo<6>
  • Cumberland (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumberland
    • Cumberland lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Zanesville and is located in Guernsey County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 346 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumberland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cumberland<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Zanesville. Our list includes 73 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Zanesville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Zanesville ...

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

Adding Zanesville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Zanesville 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 Zanesville was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Zanesville in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Zanesville

Cities, Towns and Villages of Ohio

About Muskingum County

About Ohio

The official website for Zanesville: www.coz.org/

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 Muskingum, 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 Zanesville. 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 Zanesville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Zanesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Zanesville) 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 Zanesville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ZanesvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zanesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9404, Longitude: -82.0142    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.




 

 

 

 

 


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