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Senecaville, Ohio
Village
Houses on High Street
Houses on High Street
Location of Senecaville, Ohio
Location of Senecaville, Ohio
Location of Senecaville in Guernsey County
Location of Senecaville in Guernsey County
Coordinates: 39°56′7″N 81°27′40″W / 39.93528°N 81.46111°W / 39.93528; -81.46111Coordinates: 39°56′7″N 81°27′40″W / 39.93528°N 81.46111°W / 39.93528; -81.46111
Country United States
State Ohio
County Guernsey
Township Richland
Established 1815
Area
 • Total 0.47 sq mi (1.23 km2)
 • Land 0.47 sq mi (1.23 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
892 ft (272 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 457
 • Estimate 
(2019)
449
 • Density 945.26/sq mi (364.98/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43780
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-71360
GNIS feature ID 1049165

Senecaville is a village in Guernsey County, Ohio, United States. The population was 457 at the 2010 census.

History

Senecaville was platted in 1815, and named after nearby Seneca Creek. A post office called Senecaville has been in operation since 1823.

Geography

Senecaville is located at 39°56′07″N 81°27′40″W / 39.935164°N 81.461166°W / 39.935164; -81.461166.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.48 square miles (1.24 km2), all land.

The village of Senecaville is located two miles west of Senecaville Lake. The lake is a man-made reservoir created in 1937 for flood control and water conservation, and is a popular fishing and recreation destination, the third largest lake in Ohio. Senecaville Lake is often referred to as Seneca Lake.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1820 112
1840 277
1850 457 65.0%
1860 465 1.8%
1870 376 −19.1%
1880 402 6.9%
1890 461 14.7%
1900 623 35.1%
1910 893 43.3%
1920 947 6.0%
1930 993 4.9%
1940 802 −19.2%
1950 586 −26.9%
1960 575 −1.9%
1970 497 −13.6%
1980 458 −7.8%
1990 434 −5.2%
2000 453 4.4%
2010 457 0.9%
2019 (est.) 449 −1.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 457 people, 182 households, and 115 families living in the village. The population density was 952.1 inhabitants per square mile (367.6/km2). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 443.8 per square mile (171.4/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.9% White, 0.4% Native American, and 0.7% from two or more races.

There were 182 households, of which 33.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.6% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.8% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 3.10.

The median age in the village was 39.7 years. 26.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 27.7% were from 45 to 64; and 15.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

Education

Senecaville is within the Rolling Hills School District. Students attend Meadowbrook High School, Meadowbrook Middle School, Brook Intermediate and Secrest Elementary.

Notable person

  • Robert T. Secrest, Senator, member of U.S. Congress
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