Hocking County, Ohio

Hocking County: County in Ohio, United States


Hocking County is a county located in the U.S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,380 and a population density of 27 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 28,095 inhabitants. Its county seat is Logan. The county was created 205 years ago in 1818.

Quick Facts about Hocking County

Population : 28,095 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Ohio (United States)
Plate code : 37
Area : 1097 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.5%
Land as percent of area : 99.5%
Named for : Hocking River
Altitude : 886 feet / 270 meters
Capital : Logan
Establishment : January 01, 1818
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:49:41 (29th January 2023)
Density : 26 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.57% (2010-2020)
Hocking County locator map
Location of Hocking County on Ohio map.
Hocking County Courthouse image
Hocking County Courthouse
Hocking County Courthouse image


Hocking County is located at 39°29'49"N 82°28'45"W (39.4970200, -82.4792500). It has 6 neighbors: Athens County, Fairfield County, Perry County, Pickaway County, Ross County and Vinton County.

Hocking County map

The largest city of Hocking County is Logan with a population of 6,933. Other cities include, Starr population 1,526, Laurelville population 499 and Murray City population 433. See all Hocking County cities & populated places.

Hocking County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hocking County.

City Name Population Title
Logan 6,933 City in Hocking County, Ohio, United States
Starr 1,526 Human settlement in United States of America
Laurelville 499 Human settlement in Hocking County, Ohio, United States of America
Murray City 433 Human settlement in Hocking County, Ohio, United States of America

Hocking County has 6 neighbours.

  • Logan


According to census records, the population of Hocking County decreased by 4.57% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 29,380 - census
2011 29,466 0.29% estimation process
2012 29,304 -0.55% estimation process
2013 28,653 -2.27% estimation process
2014 28,743 0.31% estimation process
2015 28,500 -0.85% estimation process
2016 28,393 -0.38% estimation process
2017 28,436 0.15% estimation process
2018 28,357 -0.28% estimation process
2019 28,264 -0.33% estimation process
2020 28,095 -0.6% estimation process

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People born in Hocking County (4)

People born in Hocking County, including politician Harry Armstrong, judge Horace P. Biddle, Paternal granmother of US President Richard Nixon Sarah Ann Wadsworth Nixon, .


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