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Statistics & Facts

The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Laurelville is approximately 605 (1990), 527 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 239 (1990), 252 (2010).
The amount of land area in Laurelville is 0.529 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Laurelville to Washington DC is 326 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 38 miles. (as the crow flies)
Laurelville is positioned 39.47 degrees north of the equator and 82.73 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The city tree is the Buckeye.


Laurelville is located in the heart of Hocking Hills, which is Ohio's most spectacular nature treasure. It is a great experience for all ages. located within a 25 mile radius of 7, yes 7, state parks. These parks are very "outrageous" in nature.
I can't say enough about the Laurelville area, it is just a place you have to see! On Wed. in the the 3rd. week of July, they hold the annual "fireman's old-time festival". They block off Main Street and have amusement rides and a fish fry (the sandwiches are excellent and prepared by the firefighters and local volunteers - in case we have a call).
If anyone is looking for an exciting summer vacation,go to Laurelville, Ohio. KOA camp grounds not more than 20 miles away. It is a very inexpensive summer joy.
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Laurelville's fire dept. ranks #9 in the state.
New armed forces monument is being built at the village park.
Wildlife is very plentiful (deer season is the best for "big bucks")
Fishing is "great" - bass, catfish, and trout. Here is a recipe for "Catfish!" Catfish Recipe:
take one de-headed & skinned catfish..
wrap with bacon...
smother in butter(or marg)...
wrap with aluminum foil..
cook on a grill(charicoal)for 30 min. or until done..
the meat will come right off the is great,you can't eat enough!!

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