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Uhrichsville, Ohio
Third Street downtown
Third Street downtown
Nickname(s): 
Twin Cities (see also Dennison, Ohio), Clay Capital of the World
Location of Uhrichsville, Ohio
Location of Uhrichsville, Ohio
Location of Uhrichsville in Tuscarawas County
Location of Uhrichsville in Tuscarawas County
Country United States
State Ohio
County Tuscarawas
Township Mill
Area
 • Total 2.82 sq mi (7.30 km2)
 • Land 2.81 sq mi (7.29 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
856 ft (261 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 5,413
 • Estimate 
(2019)
5,314
 • Density 1,889.09/sq mi (729.31/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44683
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-78176
GNIS feature ID 1061719
Website https://www.cityofuhrichsville.org/

Uhrichsville is a city in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. The population was 5,413 at the 2010 census. Claymont City School District is the major education provider for the city of Uhrichsville and for the village of Dennison, Ohio. The Twin cities is a nickname used to describe Uhrichsville and Dennison because they are adjacent and similar.

Geography

Uhrichsville is located at 40°23′43″N 81°20′57″W / 40.39528°N 81.34917°W / 40.39528; -81.34917 (40.395208, -81.349226).

The area surrounding Uhrichsville is moderately flat. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.81 square miles (7.28 km2), all land.

History

Laid out under the name of Waterford in 1833, it was renamed Uhrichsville in 1839 after Michael Uhrich, a local mill operator. It benefitted from the Ohio and Erie Canal and later from the Pan Handle Railroad. Railroad shops built at nearby Dennison later added further to Uhrichsville's growth.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1850 576
1860 646 12.2%
1870 1,541 138.5%
1880 2,790 81.1%
1890 3,842 37.7%
1900 4,582 19.3%
1910 4,751 3.7%
1920 6,428 35.3%
1930 6,437 0.1%
1940 6,435 0.0%
1950 6,614 2.8%
1960 6,201 −6.2%
1970 5,731 −7.6%
1980 6,130 7.0%
1990 5,604 −8.6%
2000 5,662 1.0%
2010 5,413 −4.4%
2019 (est.) 5,314 −1.8%
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2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 5,413 people, 2,176 households, and 1,379 families living in the city. The population density was 1,926.3 inhabitants per square mile (743.7/km2). There were 2,426 housing units at an average density of 863.3 per square mile (333.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.3% White, 1.4% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 2,176 households, of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.9% were married couples living together, 17.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.6% were non-families. 30.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the city was 36.5 years. 26.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.3% were from 25 to 44; 24.5% were from 45 to 64; and 15.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.3% male and 52.7% female.

Notable people

  • Cody Garbrandt, Former UFC Bantamweight Champion
  • Florence Wolf Gotthold, painter.
  • Brett Hillyer, attorney and State Representative
  • Harry McClintock ("Haywire Mac"), singer
  • Dean Sensanbaugher, American football player
  • Ella May Dunning Smith, composer and activist
  • Simon Wolf, attorney and activist
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