Place:Pike, Ohio, United States

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Pike County is a county located in the Appalachian region of the U.S. state of Ohio. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 28,709, which is an increase of 3.7% from 27,695 in 2000. Its county seat is Waverly and is named for explorer Zebulon Pike.

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History

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Pike County was organized on February 1, 1815, from portions of Scioto, Ross, and Adams Counties, and was named in honor of Zebulon Pike, the explorer and soldier who had recently been killed in the War of 1812.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1799 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1815 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1815 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1815 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1817 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1820 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1867 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1820 4,253
1830 6,024
1840 7,626
1850 10,953
1860 13,643
1870 15,447
1880 17,927
1890 17,482
1900 18,172
1910 15,723
1920 14,151
1930 13,876
1940 16,113
1950 14,607
1960 19,380
1970 19,114
1980 22,802
1990 24,249

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External links

www.scioto.org/Pike/


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