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County Information



Some of the cities, towns, and places in Athens County are Albany, Alexander, Ames, Amesville, Athens, Beaumont, Beebe, Bern, Bessemer, Big Run, Buchtel, Burr Oak, Canaan, Canaanville, Carbondale, Carthage, Chauncey, Coolville, Doanville, Dover, Frost, Garden, Glen Ebon, Glouster, Guysville, Hamley Run, Hartleyville, Hebardville, Hockingport, Imperial, Ingham, Jacksonville, Kilvert, King’s Station, Lee, Lodi, Lottridge, Luhrig, Millfield, Mineral, Modoc, Nelsonville, New England, New Floodwood, New Marshfield, Pleasanton, Pratts Fork, Redtown, Rome, Shade, Sharpsburg, Stewart, The Plains, Torch, Trimble, Troy, Utley, Waterloo, York



Athens County is a county in southeastern Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 64,757. Its county seat is Athens. The county was formed in 1805 from Washington County. Because the original state university (Ohio University) was founded there in 1804, the town and the county were named for the ancient center of learning, Athens, Greece.Athens County comprises the Athens, OH Micropolitan Statistical Area.