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Location of Morrow, Ohio
Location of Morrow in Warren County
|• Total||2.10 sq mi (5.45 km2)|
|• Land||2.04 sq mi (5.27 km2)|
|• Water||0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)|
|Elevation||640 ft (195 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||651.11/sq mi (251.44/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1065061|
Morrow was platted in 1845, when the railroad was extended to that point. The village is named for Jeremiah Morrow, 9th Governor of Ohio. A post office has been in operation at Morrow since 1845.
Morrow is located at(39.353116, -84.129594).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.97 square miles (5.10 km2), of which 1.93 square miles (5.00 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,188 people, 455 households, and 298 families living in the village. The population density was 615.5 inhabitants per square mile (237.6/km2). There were 522 housing units at an average density of 270.5 per square mile (104.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.5% White, 0.4% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.
There were 455 households, of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.5% were non-families. Of all households 29.0% were made up of individuals, and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 3.07.
The median age in the village was 39 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.7% were from 25 to 44; 26% were from 45 to 64; and 15.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.
- The town is the subject of a song called "To Morrow", about a man who wishes to take a train "to Morrow" and return "tomorrow" night, playing on the similar pronunciations of the two phrases. An early recording of the song, by Dan W. Quinn, was released in 1903. The song was popularly recorded by The Kingston Trio and also appeared in episode 5 in the first season of The Muppet Show.
- The town is the hometown to two of the founding members of the band Blessid Union of Souls.
The village is in the Little Miami Local School District.
The Salem Township Public Library is a lending library located within the village limits.
- Merie Earle, actress
- Earl Fuller, pioneer American jazz bandleader
- Mark Whitacre, FBI informant
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