Lowell, Ohio


Lowell, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Lowell, Ohio
settlement_type = Village
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map_caption = Location of Lowell, Ohio


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Washington

government_footnotes =
government_type = Mayor-council
leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = Douglas Seese [cite web
title = Washington County Public Officials
url = http://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/500031.html?nav=5061
accessdate = 2008-03-18
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area_total_km2 = 0.7
area_land_km2 = 0.7
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area_total_sq_mi = 0.3
area_land_sq_mi = 0.3
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population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 628
population_density_km2 = 956.1
population_density_sq_mi = 2476.3

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
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elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 188
elevation_ft = 617
latd = 39 |latm = 31 |lats = 45 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 30 |longs = 27 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 45744
area_code = 740
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 39-45164GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
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Lowell is a village in Washington County, Ohio, United States, along the Muskingum River. The population was 628 at the 2000 census.

Lowell is the Third settlement in the Northwest Territory after Marietta, Ohio and Belpre, Ohio. [cite web
title = Lowell Information.
url = http://www.mariettatimes.com/page/content.detail/id/500062.html?nav=5071
accessdate = 2008-03-18
]

Geography

Lowell is located at coor dms|39|31|45|N|81|30|27|W|city (39.529174, -81.507370),GR|1 along the Muskingum River.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²), all of it land.

State Routes 60 and 530 connect in Lowell.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 628 people, 258 households, and 182 families residing in the village. The population density was 2,476.3 people per square mile (969.9/km²). There were 297 housing units at an average density of 1,171.1/sq mi (458.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 99.68% White, and 0.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.48% of the population.

There were 258 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the village the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 98.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.7 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $30,865, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $26,029 versus $18,864 for females. The per capita income for the village was $14,611. About 11.9% of families and 14.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.6% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Lowell is the home of Lowell Elementary (k-6) which is part of the Fort Frye School District Fort Frye High School and was once the site of Lowell High School which is no longer in use. [cite web
title = Schools of Washington County
url = http://www.washogs.org/school_list.html
accessdate = 2008-03-19
]

Notable natives and residents

* Don Carlos Buell, a Major General who fought in the Seminole War, the Mexican-American War, and the American Civil War. [cite web
title = Biography
url = http://battleofshiloh.50webs.com/bio/index.html
accessdate = 2008-03-18
]

References

Further reading

* Schneider, Norris F. "History of Lowell and Adams Township", Midwest Book Company, Lowell, Ohio, 1946.
* "Williams History of Washington County, Ohio 1788-1881", H. Z. Williams & Brother Publishers, Cleveland, Ohio, 1881.

External links


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