Hannibal, Ohio

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Hannibal, Ohio
Location of Hannibal, Ohio
Location of Hannibal, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°40′7″N 80°52′25″W / 39.66861°N 80.87361°W / 39.66861; -80.87361Coordinates: 39°40′7″N 80°52′25″W / 39.66861°N 80.87361°W / 39.66861; -80.87361
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyMonroe
Area
 • Total1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Land1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation680 ft (210 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total451
 • Density400/sq mi (160/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43931
GNIS feature ID2628898[1]

Hannibal is a census-designated place in eastern Ohio Township, Monroe County, Ohio, United States.[2] It has a post office with the ZIP code 43931.[3] As of the 2016 estimate, it had a population of 451.[4]

Hannibal lies along Ohio State Route 7 near an intersection with Ohio State Route 536. An Ohio River town, it is home to the Hannibal Locks and Dam. The town lies below Powhatan Point and above Sardis. Hannibal is also connected to New Martinsville, West Virginia via the New Martinsville Bridge.

Hannibal was originally called “Baresville,” named for the founder Jacob Bare. A post office called Hannibal was opened and the town’s name was soon changed to match.

Hannibal is served by the Switzerland of Ohio Local School District, and is home to the K-12 building that houses both River Elementary School and River High School.

Geography[edit]

Hannibal is located at 39°40′7″N 80°52′25″W / 39.66861°N 80.87361°W / 39.66861; -80.87361 (39.6718, -80.8741). According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km2), all of it land.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hannibal, Ohio
  3. ^ USPS – Cities by ZIP Code
  4. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Hannibal CDP, Ohio". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 4, 2012.
  5. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Hannibal CDP, Ohio". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 4, 2012.