Peebles, Ohio

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Peebles, Ohio
Location of Peebles, Ohio
Location of Peebles, Ohio
Map of Peebles, Ohio
Map of Peebles, Ohio
Coordinates: 38°56′52″N 83°24′28″W / 38.94778°N 83.40778°W / 38.94778; -83.40778Coordinates: 38°56′52″N 83°24′28″W / 38.94778°N 83.40778°W / 38.94778; -83.40778
Country United States
State Ohio
County Adams
Township Meigs
 • Mayor Norman L. Newman
 • Total 1.18 sq mi (3.06 km2)
 • Land 1.18 sq mi (3.06 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 827 ft (252 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,782
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,780
 • Density 1,510.2/sq mi (583.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 45660
Area code(s) 937
FIPS code 39-61420[5]
GNIS feature ID 1044358[2]

Peebles is a village in Meigs Township, Adams County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,782 at the 2010 census.


Peebles had its start in the year 1881 by the building of the railroad through that territory. It was named for John G. Peebles, who was instrumental in bringing the railroad to the settlement.[6]



According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.18 square miles (3.06 km2), all land.[1]


The estimated median income for a household in the village for 2009 was $19,058, and the median income for a family was $30,390. The per capita income for the village was $13,739. About 27.1% of residents of the village were below the poverty line, including 26.3% for White residents, 100% for African American residents, 0% for Hispanic and Latino residents, 100% for Native American residents, and 37.6% of residents of two or more races.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2010, there were 1,782 people, 758 households, and 456 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,469 people per square mile (574.8/km²). There were 867 housing units at an average density of 722.5 per square mile (279.7/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 0.3% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.

There were 758 households of which 35.09% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.3% were non-families. 31.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.5% 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 3.04.

As of the census[5] of 2010 the population by age was 27.5% under the age of 18, 72.5% of the age 18 & over, 5.84% of the age 20 to 24, 11.22% of the age 25 to 34, 19.36% of the age 35 to 49, 17.56% of the age 50 to 64, 14.7% of the age 65 & over. There were 839 males and 943 females.


Peebles is served by Peebles High School and Peebles Elementary School. and the Peebles Public Library, a branch of the Adams County Public Library.

The Peebles High School student enrollment for 2009-2010: 490. Female enrollment: 243. Male enrollment: 247.[7]

The Peebles Elementary School student enrollment for 2009-2010: 633. Female enrollment: 311. Male enrollement: 322.[8]

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  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-17. 
  5. ^ a b c "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Evans, Nelson Wiley (1900). A History of Adams County, Ohio: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. E B. Stivers. p. 446. 
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