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Homeworth, Ohio
Middle Sandy Presbyterian Church, built in 1853, now the Western Columbiana County Historical Society & Museum.
Middle Sandy Presbyterian Church, built in 1853, now the Western Columbiana County Historical Society & Museum.
Location of Homeworth in Columbiana County and in the State of Ohio
Location of Homeworth in Columbiana County and in the State of Ohio
Country United States
State Ohio
County Columbiana
Township Knox
Area
 • Total 1.25 sq mi (3.25 km2)
 • Land 1.24 sq mi (3.21 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
1,140 ft (350 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 492
 • Density 392.1/sq mi (151.38/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44634
Area code(s) 330, 234
FIPS code 39-36176
GNIS feature ID 1064857

Homeworth is a census-designated place in southwestern Knox Township, Columbiana County, Ohio, United States. The population was 492 as of the 2020 census. Homeworth has a post office with the ZIP code 44634.

Homeworth is located in the Salem, OH Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Settlement began at what is now Homeworth about 1840. Homeworth was platted in 1851 when the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Railroad was extended to that point. Early variant names were Winchester and Sandy. A post office called Sandy was established in 1830, and the name was changed to Homeworth in 1869.

Geography

Homeworth is located in northwestern Columbiana County, in the southwestern part of Knox Township. It is located in the valley of Middle Sandy Creek near its headwaters. Its elevation is 1,155 feet (352 m) above sea level. The city of Alliance is 7 miles (11 km) to the northwest. Salem is 12 miles (19 km) to the northeast, and Canton is 18 miles (29 km) to the west.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Homeworth CDP has a total area of 1.25 square miles (3.25 km2), of which 1.24 square miles (3.21 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.04 km2), or 1.18%, is water.

Education

Children in Homeworth are served by the West Branch Local School District. The current schools serving Homeworth are:

  • West Branch Early Learning Center – grades K-2
  • West Branch Intermediate School – grades 3-4
  • West Branch Middle School – grades 5-7
  • West Branch High School – grades 8-12

Notable residents

  • Wesley Matthias Stanford – bishop of the United Evangelical Church
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