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Steubenville is a city in Jefferson County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Fort Steuben, which was named for Baron von Steuben, who trained Washington's troops during the Revolution.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Steubenville. For links to other places called Steubenville, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Steubenville is 40.369N. The longitude is -80.634W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,047 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,568.
Steubenville became a steel town in the mid-19th century.
Air pollution, caused by the steel plants, led to high mortality rates in the region. Health reseearchers began conducting in-depth studies here, which helped bring about legal limits on mercury emissions.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Steubenville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Steubenville-Weirton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 43952 ZIP code.
13% of Steubenville residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Steubenville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Steubenville was $17,830, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Steubenville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Historic districts in Steubenville include North End Neighborhood Historic District, Steubenville Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Steubenville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $282. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $713.
Libraries in Steubenville include Public Library of Steubenville & Jefferson County, Steubenville Schiappa Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Steubenville include Steubenville Herald-Star
TV stations in Steubenville include WTOV.
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Steubenville political report.
The average commute time for Steubenville workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Steubenville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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