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Mount Sterling, Ohio
London Street in the historic district
Location of Mount Sterling, Ohio
Location of Mount Sterling in Madison County
|• Total||1.68 sq mi (4.35 km2)|
|• Land||1.68 sq mi (4.35 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||902 ft (275 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,066.63/sq mi (411.71/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1065077|
Mount Sterling is located at(39.719528, -83.267999).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.73 square miles (4.48 km2), all land.
Mount Sterling was laid out in 1826 or 1828 by John J. Smith, Esq. of Mount Sterling, Kentucky, named after Smith's hometown, and recorded at London on June 26, 1829. The Mount Sterling Post Office was established on June 8, 1830, with Rowland Wilson as the first postmaster. The post office was discontinued on November 15, 1831, but re-established on April 6, 1832. The town was incorporated on March 12, 1845, and the corporation limits expanded in 1873. As of 1875, the community contained three churches, one bank, five dry goods stores, three grocery stores, two drug stores, one hotel, two harness shops, one hardware store, one stove store, two boot and shoe stores, two blacksmith shops, a carriage manufacturing company, one wagon shop, four physicians, and one flour mill. As of 1915, the town was lighted by electricity, had a city waterworks, and contained two grain elevators, one opera house, one high school, one grade school, and multiple churches and stores.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of 1875, the population was 600, and 1200 in 1915.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,782 people, 738 households, and 456 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,030.1 inhabitants per square mile (397.7/km2). There were 841 housing units at an average density of 486.1 per square mile (187.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.5% White, 0.3% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.
There were 738 households, of which 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.1% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.2% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.98.
The median age in the village was 36.3 years. 24.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.1% were from 45 to 64; and 13.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 47.5% male and 52.5% female.
- John W. Bricker, Senator and 54th Governor of Ohio
- John W. Galbreath, philanthropist
- Bob Hill, basketball coach
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