Place:Wood, Ohio, United States

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Wood County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 125,488, which is an increase of 3.7% from 121,065 in 2000. Its county seat is Bowling Green. The county was named for Captain Eleazer D. Wood, the engineer for General William Henry Harrison's army, who built Fort Meigs in the War of 1812. Wood County is part of the Toledo Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1820 County formed 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 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1823 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 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 733
1830 1,102
1840 5,357
1850 9,157
1860 17,886
1870 24,596
1880 34,022
1890 44,392
1900 51,555
1910 46,330
1920 44,892
1930 50,320
1940 51,796
1950 59,605
1960 72,596
1970 89,722
1980 107,372
1990 113,269

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