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Edgerton, Ohio
Village
Michigan Ave. north of Indiana St.
Michigan Ave. north of Indiana St.
Location of Edgerton, Ohio
Location of Edgerton, Ohio
Location of Edgerton in Williams County
Location of Edgerton in Williams County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Williams
Area
 • Total 1.73 sq mi (4.48 km2)
 • Land 1.72 sq mi (4.46 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
840 ft (256 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 2,012
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,999
 • Density 1,160.19/sq mi (447.94/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43517
Area code(s) 419
FIPS code 39-24486
GNIS feature ID 1048691
Website http://www.edgerton-ohio.com/

Edgerton is a village in Williams County, Ohio, United States in the extreme northwest corner of the state. The population was 2,012 at the 2010 census.


History

This area has long been known as the top of Ohio and was formerly a part of the Northwest Territory. Edgerton was platted in 1854. The village was named after Alfred P. Edgerton, a land agent. A post office was established in 1854. The village was incorporated on December 4, 1865.

Geography

Edgerton is located at 41°26′58″N 84°44′49″W / 41.44944°N 84.74694°W / 41.44944; -84.74694 (41.449331, -84.746823).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.88 square miles (4.87 km2), of which 1.87 square miles (4.84 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1870 690
1880 782 13.3%
1890 967 23.7%
1900 1,043 7.9%
1910 1,072 2.8%
1920 987 −7.9%
1930 989 0.2%
1940 1,082 9.4%
1950 1,246 15.2%
1960 1,566 25.7%
1970 2,126 35.8%
1980 1,813 −14.7%
1990 1,896 4.6%
2000 2,117 11.7%
2010 2,012 −5.0%
2019 (est.) 1,999 −0.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,012 people, 791 households, and 554 families living in the village. The population density was 1,075.9 inhabitants per square mile (415.4/km2). There were 865 housing units at an average density of 462.6 per square mile (178.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.7% White, 0.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.5% of the population.

There were 791 households, of which 34.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.0% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.88.

The median age in the village was 41.3 years. 24.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.3% were from 25 to 44; 27.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.3% male and 52.7% female.

Education

Edgerton Local Schools District operates one elementary school and Edgerton High School.

Edgerton has a public library, a branch of the Williams County Public Library.

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