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Deersville, Ohio
Village
Deersville Ohio Historic District.jpg
Location of Deersville, Ohio
Location of Deersville, Ohio
Location of Deersville in Harrison County
Location of Deersville in Harrison County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Harrison
Area
 • Total 0.34 sq mi (0.89 km2)
 • Land 0.34 sq mi (0.89 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,234 ft (376 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 79
 • Estimate 
(2019)
75
 • Density 217.39/sq mi (84.05/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44693
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-21294
GNIS feature ID 1039654

Deersville is a village in Harrison County, Ohio, United States. The population was 79 at the 2010 census.

The Deersville Historic District is located along Main Street.

History

Deersville was platted in 1815. A post office called Deersville has been in operation since 1828.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 289
1860 267 −7.6%
1870 306 14.6%
1880 382 24.8%
1900 256
1910 187 −27.0%
1920 115 −38.5%
1930 108 −6.1%
1940 118 9.3%
1950 149 26.3%
1960 136 −8.7%
1970 91 −33.1%
1980 109 19.8%
1990 86 −21.1%
2000 82 −4.7%
2010 79 −3.7%
2019 (est.) 75 −5.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 79 people, 33 households, and 24 families living in the village. The population density was 225.7 inhabitants per square mile (87.1/km2). There were 59 housing units at an average density of 168.6 per square mile (65.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 94.9% White, 2.5% Asian, and 2.5% from two or more races.

There were 33 households, of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.3% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the village was 45.5 years. 16.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.2% were from 25 to 44; 34.2% were from 45 to 64; and 17.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.9% male and 48.1% female.

Notable people

  • Mary Jobe Akeley, author, conservationist, explorer, photographer
  • Harry Hazlett, army officer and football coach
  • John Calhoun Johnson, California assemblyman
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