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Time Zone: Champaign County lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Urbana is the Seat for Champaign County.

Champaign County was founded March 1, 1805. Champaign was created by taking area from Greene and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Champaign had a population of 39,713 people. This is an increase of 2.12% since the last Census (which gave a population of 38,890 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Champaign represented 0.34% of the total population of Ohio, making it the state's 66th most populous county (out of 88 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201040,097+3.1%+0.97% since 2009
200839,718+2.13%+0.33% since 2007
200038,890The Last Census

More information can be found on the Champaign County Census Page for Champaign County.


Below are some of the communities located in Champaign County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Champaign County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Urbana   11,38411,6131.97% decrease  
Saint Paris   1,9661,9981.6% decrease  
Mechanicsburg   1,7011,7442.47% decrease  
North Lewisburg   1,5901,5880.13% increase  
Christiansburg   5375532.89% decrease  

Websites for Champaign County

Official Website:   www.co.champaign.oh.us/

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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