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Bainbridge, Ohio
Village
Nickname(s): 
Baintucky
Location of Bainbridge, Ross County, Ohio
Location of Bainbridge, Ross County, Ohio
Location of Bainbridge in Ross County
Location of Bainbridge in Ross County
Coordinates: 39°13′37″N 83°16′10″W / 39.22694°N 83.26944°W / 39.22694; -83.26944Coordinates: 39°13′37″N 83°16′10″W / 39.22694°N 83.26944°W / 39.22694; -83.26944
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ross
Area
 • Total 0.51 sq mi (1.33 km2)
 • Land 0.51 sq mi (1.33 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
722 ft (220 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 860
 • Estimate 
(2019)
850
 • Density 1,660.16/sq mi (640.80/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
45612
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-03604
GNIS feature ID 1048477

Bainbridge is a village in Ross County, Ohio, United States, along Paint Creek. The population was 860 at the 2010 census.

Bainbridge is the location of Pike Lake State Park.

History

Bainbridge was incorporated as a village in 1838. The village most likely derives its name from the naval hero of the War of 1812, Commodore William Bainbridge.

Geography

Bainbridge is located at 39°13′37″N 83°16′10″W / 39.22694°N 83.26944°W / 39.22694; -83.26944 (39.227074, -83.269564).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.51 square miles (1.32 km2), all land.

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Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1820 146
1830 279 91.1%
1840 300 7.5%
1850 626 108.7%
1860 679 8.5%
1870 647 −4.7%
1880 825 27.5%
1900 954
1910 883 −7.4%
1920 862 −2.4%
1930 735 −14.7%
1940 913 24.2%
1950 964 5.6%
1960 1,001 3.8%
1970 1,057 5.6%
1980 1,042 −1.4%
1990 968 −7.1%
2000 1,012 4.5%
2010 860 −15.0%
2019 (est.) 850 −1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 860 people, 357 households, and 228 families living in the village. The population density was 1,686.3 inhabitants per square mile (651.1/km2). There were 394 housing units at an average density of 772.5 per square mile (298.3/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.4% White, 0.8% African American, 0.2% Native American, and 2.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 357 households, of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.7% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.1% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the village was 43.2 years. 22.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 26.5% were from 45 to 64; and 20.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 45.9% male and 54.1% female.

Education

Bainbridge students attend high school at Paint Valley High School, which contains students from Bainbridge and Bourneville. The school mascot is the bearcat, and the teams play in the Scioto Valley Conference.

Bainbridge is also home of the first dental school in the United States. Opened by Dr. John M. Harris in 1825, the school is now a museum.

Bainbridge has a public library, a branch of the Chillicothe & Ross County Public Library.

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