Sardis, Ohio

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Sardis, Ohio
Census-designated place
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
Country United States
State Ohio
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2)
 • Land 1.2 sq mi (3.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 668 ft (204 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 559
 • Density 450/sq mi (170/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43946

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.[2] As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 559.[3]

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]

Sardis shares a high school, River High Local School, in the Switzerland of Ohio school district, with other nearby and 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.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  3. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Sardis CDP, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 4, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Sardis CDP, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 4, 2012.