Athens: Town in Ohio
Athens is a town located in the county of Athens in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its population at the 2010 census was 23,832 and a population density of 916 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 24,600 inhabitants.
The town was created 226 years ago in 1796.
Quick Facts about Athens
|Population :||24,600 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Ohio (United States)|
|County :||Athens County|
|Postal code :||45701|
|Phone Area Codes :||740|
|Area :||26.02 km2|
|Water as percent of area :||0.84%|
|Land as percent of area :||99.16%|
|Named for :||Athens|
|Altitude :||719 feet / 219 meters|
|Capital city :||Athens is capital of Athens County|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1797 (226 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||UTC−05:00|
|Local time :||09:48:41 (4th October 2023)|
|Density :||945 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||3.12% (2010-2020)|
|Weather :||84℉ Patchy Fog then Mostly Sunny 7-days weather|
The population of Athens increased by 3.12% in 10 years.
Best Things to Do in Athens
1 Strouds Run State Park
11661 State Park Rd, Athens, OH 45701, United States ➦ Show Map
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2 Sells Park
Avon Pl, Athens, OH 45701, United States ➦ Show Map
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3 Indian Mound
Township Hwy 213A, Athens, OH 45701, United States ➦ Show Map
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4 Baker Preserve
Athens, OH 45701, United States ➦ Show Map
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5 Dale & Jackie Riddle State Nature Preserve
A0100100860.00, Athens, OH 45701, United States ➦ Show Map
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Other Places in Athens
1 Natural Resources Wildlife
360 E State St, Athens, OH 45701, United States ➦ Show Map
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2 US Consolidated Farm Services Agency
540 W Union St, Athens, OH 45701, United States ➦ Show Map
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People born in Athens (45)
- John William Brown (politician (1913-1993)) he was born in 28/12/1913
- Charles F. Scott (American engineer) he was born in 19/09/1864
- Bernarda Bryson Shahn (American artist (1903-2004)) she was born in 09/03/1903
- Ruby Mercer (Canadian singer, writer and broadcaster) she was born in 26/07/1906
- Dow Finsterwald (American professional golfer) he was born in 06/09/1929
- Charles Caldwell McCabe (American methodist leader) he was born in 11/10/1836
- Claire Ball (American politician) she was born in 04/10/1941
- David Hastings Moore (Union Army officer) he was born in 04/09/1838
- Dewey Bohling (American football player) he was born in 22/08/1938
- Dick Coury (American football coach) he was born in 29/09/1929
- Earl Cranston (Union Army officer) he was born in 27/06/1840
- Frank McDowell Leavitt (American engineer) he was born in 01/01/1856
- George Kahler (Major League Baseball pitcher) he was born in 06/09/1889
- Hubert Bobo (American football player (1934-1999)) he was born in 02/07/1934
- Israel Moore Foster (American politician) he was born in 12/01/1873
- John D. Boon (American merchant and politician in the Oregon Country) he was born in 08/01/1817
- Larry Hunter (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 08/08/1949
- Paul Melko (American writer) he was born in 22/05/1968
Schools in Athens
College & universities near Athens, OH
|204857||Ohio University-Main Campus||Athens (OH)||45701-2979|
Amtrak & bus stations near Athens, OH
|SPM||South Portsmouth–South Shore station||Main St & US 23||RAIL|
|COL||Columbus, OH||111 East Town Street||BUS|
|AKY||Ashland Transportation Center||99 15th Street||RAIL|
|HUN||Huntington||1050 8th Avenue||RAIL|
|CHW||Charleston||350 MacCorkle Avenue - Southeast||RAIL|
Post offices near Athens
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Baker Center Post Office||Athens (OH)||45701|
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- Athens , Georgia consolidated city-county and county seat of Clarke County, Georgia, United States with a population of 116,714 people.
- Athens , Alabama county seat of Limestone County, Alabama, United States with a population of 28,643 people.
- Athens , Tennessee town in Tennessee, United States with a population of 14,120 people.
- Athens , Texas city in Texas with a population of 12,770 people.
- Athens , New York city in Greene County, New York, United States of America with a population of 3,946 people.
- Athens , Pennsylvania borough in Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 3,180 people.
- Athens , Missouri township in Missouri with a population of 2,080 people.
- Athens , Illinois city in Menard County, Illinois, United States with a population of 1,893 people.
- Athens , Wisconsin village in Marathon County, Wisconsin with a population of 1,079 people.
- Athens , Michigan village in Michigan with a population of 996 people.
- Athens , Maine town in Maine, United States with a population of 976 people.
- Athens , West Virginia town in West Virginia, United States with a population of 890 people.
- Athens , Vermont town in Windham County, Vermont with a population of 435 people.
- Athens , Louisiana village in Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, United States with a population of 265 people.
- Athens , Kansas unincorporated community in Woodson County, Kansas, USA with a population of 47 people.
Other cities in Athens County
Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Athens County , OH.
|Brookville||5,882||Human settlement in Montgomery County, Ohio, United States of America|
|Nelsonville||5,119||City in Athens County, Ohio, USA|
|Hocking||4,702||Township in Fairfield County, Ohio|
|The Plains||3,080||Town in Virginia, United States|
|Glouster||1,779||City in Athens County, Ohio, United States of America|
|Sugar Creek||1,207||Township in Greene County, Ohio|
|Chauncey||1,038||Village in the United States|
|Albany||892||Village in Athens County, Ohio, United States|
|Buchtel||568||Human settlement in Ohio, United States of America|
|Coolville||493||Human settlement in Athens County, Ohio, United States of America|
|Trimble||407||Township in Athens County, Ohio|
|Morristown||285||Village in Ohio, United States|
|Amesville||153||Human settlement in Athens County, Ohio, United States of America|
Distance to Other Cities
Athens distances to largest Ohio cities