Sardis, Ohio

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Sardis, Ohio
Methodist church, Monroe and Fifth
Methodist church, Monroe and Fifth
Location of Sardis, Ohio
Location of Sardis, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°37′32″N 80°54′44″W / 39.62556°N 80.91222°W / 39.62556; -80.91222Coordinates: 39°37′32″N 80°54′44″W / 39.62556°N 80.91222°W / 39.62556; -80.91222
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyMonroe
Area
 • Total1.26 sq mi (3.27 km2)
 • Land1.26 sq mi (3.27 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation668 ft (204 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total522
 • Density413.96/sq mi (159.86/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43946
FIPS code39-70548

Sardis is a census-designated place (CDP) in southeastern Lee Township, Monroe County, Ohio, United States. It is unincorporated, but has a post office with the ZIP code of 43946.[3] As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 559.[4]

Sardis is at the intersection of Ohio State Routes 7 and 255, lying between Duffy and Fly.

Among the early settlers in this area was Major Earl Sproat, one of the 48 members of the Ohio Company. The Ohio Company founded Marietta, the first permanent settlement in the Northwest Territory in 1788. The village of Sardis was laid out by James Patton in 1843.[citation needed]

Students from Sardis attend River Elementary and River High School in nearby Hannibal, and are served by the Switzerland of Ohio Local School District. This school is shared with other nearby riverfront communities including: Antioch, Duffy, Fly, Hannibal, Laings, Powhatan Point (of neighboring Belmont County), and Clarington.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Sardis is located at 39°37′22″N 80°54′44″W / 39.62278°N 80.91222°W / 39.62278; -80.91222. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.2 km2), all of it land.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020522
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ArcGIS REST Services Directory". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Sardis CDP, Ohio". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 4, 2012.
  5. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Sardis CDP, Ohio". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 4, 2012.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.