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Beverly, Ohio
Village
Beverly Presbyterian Church, Ferry and Fourth Streets
Beverly Presbyterian Church, Ferry and Fourth Streets
Location of Beverly, Ohio
Location of Beverly, Ohio
Location of Beverly in Washington County
Location of Beverly in Washington County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Washington
Area
 • Total 0.79 sq mi (2.05 km2)
 • Land 0.68 sq mi (1.77 km2)
 • Water 0.11 sq mi (0.29 km2)
Elevation
659 ft (201 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,313
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,332
 • Density 1,953.08/sq mi (753.66/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
45715, 45721
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-06222
GNIS feature ID 1048521
FortFrye
Fort Frye fortification at site of modern-day Beverly, Ohio during the Northwest Indian War

Beverly is a village in Washington County, Ohio, United States. It is part of the Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,313 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Beverly has been in operation since 1838. The village is named after Beverly, Massachusetts, the native home of a first settler.

Geography

Beverly is located at 39°32′56″N 81°38′10″W / 39.54889°N 81.63611°W / 39.54889; -81.63611 (39.548790, -81.636030).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.79 square miles (2.05 km2), of which 0.68 square miles (1.76 km2) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) is water.

Beverly is located by the Muskingum River.

State Routes 60, 83, and 339 converge at Beverly.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1860 752
1870 814 8.2%
1880 834 2.5%
1890 795 −4.7%
1900 712 −10.4%
1910 720 1.1%
1920 566 −21.4%
1930 600 6.0%
1940 671 11.8%
1950 723 7.7%
1960 1,194 65.1%
1970 1,396 16.9%
1980 1,471 5.4%
1990 1,444 −1.8%
2000 1,282 −11.2%
2010 1,313 2.4%
2019 (est.) 1,332 1.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,313 people, 545 households, and 338 families living in the village. The population density was 1,930.9 inhabitants per square mile (745.5/km2). There were 599 housing units at an average density of 880.9 per square mile (340.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.2% White, 0.3% African American, 0.2% Asian, and 2.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.5% of the population.

There were 545 households, of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.8% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.0% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.94.

The median age in the village was 41.2 years. 23.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.9% were from 25 to 44; 25.5% were from 45 to 64; and 19.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.2% male and 53.8% female.

Education

Beverly is home to the Fort Frye School District. Its high school and junior high school are located in the village, plus an elementary school; two other elementary schools are located in Lowell and Lower Salem.

Beverly has a public library, a branch of the Washington County Public Library.

Notable person

  • John Sherman, American political leader, briefly worked and lived in Beverly.
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