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Homeworth, Ohio
Census-designated place
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 (2010)
 • Total 481
 • Density 388/sq mi (149.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44634
Area code(s) 330, 234
FIPS code 39-36176
GNIS feature ID 1064857

Homeworth is a census-designated place in Knox Township, Columbiana County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, Homeworth has a post office with the ZIP code of 44634. The population was 481 as of the 2010 census.

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.


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