Chillicothe, Ohio

Chillicothe: City in and the county seat of Ross County, Ohio, United States


Chillicothe is a city located in the county of Ross in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its population at the 2010 census was 21,901 and a population density of 798 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 21,647 inhabitants.

The city was created 220 years ago in 1802.

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Location of Chillicothe on Ohio map.

Quick Facts about Chillicothe

Population : 21,647 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Ohio (United States)
County : Ross County
Postal code : 45601
Phone Area Codes : 740
Area : 27.44 km2
Official name : Chillicothe
Altitude : 623 feet / 190 meters
Capital city : Chillicothe is capital of Ross County
Establishment : January 01, 1803 (220 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 10:49:37 (21st September 2023)
Density : 789 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.17% (2010-2020)
Weather : 83℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather
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Chillicothe panoramic image


Chillicothe is located at 39°19'59"N 82°58'57"W (39.3331200, -82.9824000).

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Chillicothe forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. East wind 2 to 6 mph. more


According to census records, the population of Chillicothe decreased by 1.17% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 21,901 - census
2011 21,875 -0.12% estimation process
2012 21,867 -0.04% estimation process
2013 21,863 -0.02% estimation process
2014 21,782 -0.37% estimation process
2015 21,781 -0% estimation process
2016 21,711 -0.32% estimation process
2017 21,682 -0.13% estimation process
2018 21,705 0.11% estimation process
2019 21,722 0.08% estimation process
2020 21,647 -0.35% estimation process

Chillicothe zip code is 45601. County name: Ross, County fips: 39141

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People born in Chillicothe (79)

People born in Chillicothe, including First Lady of the United States Lucy Webb Hayes, United States Army officer Thomas M. Anderson, singer Nancy Wilson, .


  • Noel Sickles (illustrator) he was born in 24/01/1910
  • Edward Cook (American pole vaulter) he was born in 27/11/1888
  • Neil Johnston (American Hall of Fame basketball player) he was born in 04/02/1929
  • Gardner Murphy (American psychologist) he was born in 08/07/1895
  • Herbert Alton Meyer (American politician (1886-1950)) he was born in 30/08/1886
  • Edwin Dun (American diplomat) he was born in 19/07/1848
  • Herbert M. Dawley (American actor, film producer and screenwriter (1880-1970)) he was born in 15/03/1880
  • Martin Larocque (Canadian actor) he was born in 16/07/1969
  • William Edwin Safford (American botanist (1859-1926)) he was born in 14/12/1859
  • Burton Egbert Stevenson (Author, anthologist, and librarian) he was born in 09/11/1872
  • John Parsons (American criminal from Chillicothe, Ohio) he was born in 11/02/1971
  • Albert Douglas (American politician) he was born in 25/04/1852
  • Albert E. Herrnstein (American football player and coach (1882-1958)) he was born in 15/08/1882
  • Ben Hartsock (Player of American football) he was born in 05/07/1980
  • Billy Ireland (American cartoonist) he was born in 01/01/1880
  • Bob Peterson (Member of the Ohio House of Representatives) he was born in 15/03/1962
  • Carrie Williams Clifford (American writer and activist) she was born in 01/01/1862
  • Craig Payne (American boxer) he was born in 22/05/1961

Schools in Chillicothe

College & universities near Chillicothe, OH

Code Name City ZIP
204820 Ohio University-Chillicothe Campus Chillicothe (OH) 45601-0629

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Chillicothe, OH

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
MAY Maysville West Front St & Rosemary Clooney St RAIL
HUN Huntington 1050 8th Avenue RAIL

Post offices near Chillicothe

Post Office Name City ZIP
Chillicoth Post Office Chillicothe (OH) 45601

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Ross County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Ross County , OH.

City Name Population Title
Anderson 44,059 A city in Madison County, Ohio.
Carey 3,540 City in Wyandot County, Ohio, United States of America
Harris 2,920 Township in Ottawa County, Ohio
North Fork Village 1,991 Unincorporated community in Ross County, Ohio
Kingston 1,015 Village in Ohio, USA
Frankfort 988 City in Ross County, Ohio, United States of America
Bainbridge 846 Census-designated place in Geauga County, Ohio
Londonderry 707 City in Ohio, United States of America
Clarksburg 441 Village in the United States
Adelphi 374 Village in Ross County, Ohio, United States
South Salem 198 City in Ross County, Ohio, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Chillicothe distances to largest Ohio cities