Athens Athens County, Ohio

Athens: Town in Ohio

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Location of Athens on Ohio map.


Athens is a town located in the county of Athens in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its population at the 2010 census was 505 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 476 inhabitants.

The town was created 224 years ago in 1796.


Athens is located at 39°19'45"N 82°6'5"W (39.3292400, -82.1012600).

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Athens forecast: Patchy fog before 7am. Sunny, with a high near 91. North wind around 2 mph. more

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Athens Quick Facts

Population : 476 (2019)
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 (224 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 14:57:54 (27th July 2021)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -6.09% (2010-2019)
Weather : 91℉ Patchy Fog then Sunny 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Athens decreased by 6.09% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 505 - census
2011 500 -1% estimation process
2012 497 -0.6% estimation process
2013 495 -0.4% estimation process
2014 492 -0.61% estimation process
2015 488 -0.82% estimation process
2016 482 -1.24% estimation process
2017 481 -0.21% estimation process
2018 479 -0.42% estimation process
2019 476 -0.63% estimation process

Athens zip code is 45701. County name: Athens, County fips: 39009

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People born in Athens (45)

People born in Athens, including architect and artist Maya Lin, soccer player Kevin Hartman, musician Art Tripp, you can see a list of people who born in Athens.


College & universities near Athens

Code Name City ZIP
204857 Ohio University-Main Campus Athens (OH) 45701-2979

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Athens

Code Name Address Type
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

Other places with the same name (15)

Other cities in Athens County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Athens County , OH.

City Name Population Title
Sugar Creek 6,714 Township in Greene County, Ohio
Brookville 5,874 Human settlement in Montgomery County, Ohio, United States of America
Nelsonville 5,130 City in Athens County, Ohio, USA
Hocking 4,826 Township in Fairfield County, Ohio
The Plains 3,080 Town in Virginia, United States
Glouster 1,780 City in Athens County, Ohio, United States of America
Chauncey 1,035 Village in the United States
Albany 891 Village in Athens County, Ohio, United States
Buchtel 567 Human settlement in Ohio, United States of America
Coolville 494 Human settlement in Athens County, Ohio, United States of America
Trimble 404 Township in Athens County, Ohio
Morristown 288 Village in Ohio, United States
Amesville 153 Human settlement in Athens County, Ohio, United States of America

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