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Brown County, Ohio


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Statistics & Facts

The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Sardinia is approximately 862 (2000), 980 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 362 (2000), 363 (2010).
The amount of land area in Sardinia is 0.877 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Sardinia is 0.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Sardinia to Washington DC is 385 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 82 miles. (as the crow flies)
Sardinia is positioned 39.00 degrees north of the equator and 83.80 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Sardinia elevation is 962 feet above sea level.
Sardinia per capita income is $ 12,334 (2000).
Sardinia median income is $ 28,897 (2000).
The Sardinia median home price is $ 65,000 (2000).
Sardinia average annual precipitation is 44.8 inches peryear.
Sardinia average annual snowfall is 23.7 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 28.8 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 52.1 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 74.5 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 54.7 degrees F.


about 49 miles from Cincinnati in southwestern Ohio. Other nearby communities include Mowrystown, Mount Orab, Russellville, Winchester, Georgetown, Hamersville, Fayetteville and Lynchburg.
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History & History Related Items

Sardinia was named after the Mediterranean island of the same name.

The James B. Mahan Tavern was a stop on the Underground Railroad from the Civil War era.

This history page is for the Sardinia United Methodist Church
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The Appalachian Gateway Center
A center to help preserve and exhibit the history, literature, art and natural resources of the Appalachian heritage.
12681 US Rt. 62
Sardinia, Ohio 45171
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Sardinia City Government

Sardinia Village Clerk's Office
151 Maple Ave
Sardinia, OH 45171-9646
Phone: 937-446-3807

Sardinia Village Police Dept
P.O. Box 27
151 Maple Avenue
Sardinia, OH 45171
Phone: 937-446-2640

Sardinia Fire Department
PO Box 316
Sardinia, Ohio 45171
Phone: 937-446-3152
Fax: 937-446-3584

Sardinia Historical Events

Ohio's first post-FDIC Act failure was Farmers National Bank of Sardinia in 1935

1877 - 1905
Hillsboro Railroad
The railroad was incorporated on 11 January 1895. It was a reorganization of the Columbus and Marysville Railway Company. Line that extended from Hillsboro, Ohio, to Sardinia, Ohio, about 19 miles. The Columbus and Marysville Railway Company was incorporated 27 April 1877. It was operated under lease by the Cincinnati and Eastern Railway Company, and by its successor, the Ohio and Northwestern Railroad Company. When the Ohio and Northwestern was reorganized as the Cincinnati, Portsmouth and Virginia Railroad Company, the lease was dropped. It was ,however, being operated with the Cincinnati, Portsmouth and Virginia Railroad. In 1902, the Hillsboro Railroad was bought out by the Norfolk and Western Railway Company.
See this page for original information on this railroad and its transactions.

Sardinia Libraries

Sardinia Library
13309 Purdy Road
Sardinia, Ohio 45171
Phone: 937-446-1565
Part of the Brown County Library System

Sardinia Schools

Eastern Local School District
11479 US Highway 62
P.O. Box 500
Sardinia, OH 45171
Phone: 937-695-1399
Phone: 937-378-3981
Fax: 937-695-9046

Serving the children residing in the villages of Arnheim, Ashridge, Brownstown, Decator, Fincastle, Macon, Red Oak, Russellville, Sardinia and surrounding rural areas. Sardinia


The population of Sardinia was:
1990 - 792
2000 - 862
2002 - 884 (estimate)

Genealogy page for Brown County.

Mount Carmel Cemetery near Sardinia. The page lists some history of the cemetery and also lists those buried there.

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