Richland County is a county located in the U. S. state of Ohio. As of the 2010 census, the population was 124,475, its county seat is Mansfield. The county was created in 1808 and organized in 1813, it is named for the fertile soil found there. Richland County is included in the Mansfield, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area as well as the Mansfield-Ashland-Bucyrus, OH Combined Statistical Area; the county is one of the six Metropolitan Statistical Areas that make up Northeast Ohio and is included in the Cleveland-Akron, OH Combined Statistical Area. At its formation in 1806 Richland County encompassed a larger area; the land was forest. Settlers cleared the land for the population increased. In 1846, some eastern portions of the county were separated to contribute to formation of Ashland County. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 500 square miles, of which 495 square miles is land and 4.8 square miles is water. Huron County Ashland County Knox County Morrow County Crawford County As of the census of 2000, there were 128,852 people, 49,534 households, 34,277 families living in the county.
The population density was 259 people per square mile. There were 53,062 housing units at an average density of 107 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 88.16% White, 9.43% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, 1.28% from two or more races. 0.93% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 96.0 % spoke 1.2 % German and 1.2 % Spanish as their first language. There were 49,534 households out of which 30.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.30% were married couples living together, 11.40% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.80% were non-families. 26.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.90% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.98. In the county, the population was spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 8.40% from 18 to 24, 28.60% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, 14.20% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 101.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.30 males. The median income for a household in the county was $37,397, the median income for a family was $45,036. Males had a median income of $35,425 versus $22,859 for females; the per capita income for the county was $18,582. About 8.20% of families and 10.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.30% of those under age 18 and 7.70% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 124,475 people, 48,921 households, 32,510 families living in the county; the population density was 251.3 inhabitants per square mile. There were 54,599 housing units at an average density of 110.2 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 87.5% white, 9.4% black or African American, 0.6% Asian, 0.2% American Indian, 0.4% from other races, 1.9% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.4% of the population.
In terms of ancestry, 30.6% were German, 13.3% were Irish, 12.6% were English, 8.0% were American. Of the 48,921 households, 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.7% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 33.5% were non-families, 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.93. The median age was 40.9 years. The median income for a household in the county was $42,664 and the median income for a family was $54,637. Males had a median income of $42,919 versus $31,228 for females; the per capita income for the county was $21,459. About 8.6% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.9% of those under age 18 and 8.2% of those age 65 or over. Prior to 1944, Richland County was Democratic in presidential elections, only voting for Republican candidates four times from 1856 to 1940, but starting with the 1944 election, it has become a Republican stronghold for presidential elections, with Lyndon B. Johnson being the only Democrat to win since then.
Commissioners: Marilyn John, Darrell Banks, Tony Vero Prosecutor: Gary Bishop Sheriff: J. Steve Sheldon Auditor: Patrick W. Dropsey Treasurer: Bart Hamilton Recorder: Sarah Davis Clerk of Courts: Linda H. Frary Engineer: Adam Gove Judges of the Court of Common Pleas: James DeWeese and Brent Robinson Judges of the Domestic Relations Court: Heather Cockley, William S. McKinley, Kirsten Pscholka-Gartner Judges of the Juvenile Court: Ron Spon Judges of the Probate Court: Philip Mayer Mansfield Ontario Shelby Bellville Butler Crestline Lexington Lucas Plymouth Shiloh https://web.archive.org/web/20160715023447/http://www.ohiotownships.org/township-websites Newville Winchester National Register of Historic Places listings in Richland County, Ohio A. J. Baughman, A Centennial Biographical History of Richland County, Ohio. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co. 1901. Abraham J. Baughman, History of Richland County, Ohio from 1808 to 1908: Also Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens of the County. In Two Volumes.
Chicago: S. J. Clarke Publishing Co. 1908. | Volume 2 A. A. Graham, History of Richland County, Its Past and Present: Containing a Condensed Comprehensive History of Ohio, Including an Outline History of the Northwest.
Maša Zec Peškirič is a Slovenian former tennis player. In her career, she won ten doubles titles on the ITF Women's Circuit. On 15 June 2009, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 93. On 19 October 2009, she peaked at number 130 in the doubles rankings. Since her debut for the Slovenia Fed Cup team in April 2006, Zec Peškirič has a win–loss record of 8–22 in the competition. Media related to Maša Zec Peškirič at Wikimedia Commons Maša Zec Peškirič at the Women's Tennis Association Maša Zec Peškirič at the International Tennis Federation Maša Zec Peškirič at the Fed Cup
Raul Germano Brandão was a Portuguese writer and military officer, notable for the realism of his literary descriptions and by the lyricism of his language. Brandão was born in Foz do Douro, a parish of Porto, where he spent the majority of his youth. Born in a family of sailors, the ocean and the sailors are recurring themes in his work. Brandão completed his secondary studies in 1891. After that, he joined the military academy. While working in the ministry, he worked as a journalist and published several books. In 1896, Brandão was commissioned in Guimarães, he settled in the city. Despite living in Guimarães, Brandão spent long periods in Lisbon. After retiring from the army, in 1912, Brandão initiated the most productive period of his writing career, he age 63, after publishing a profuse journalistic and literary work. 1890 - Impressões e Paisagens 1896 - História de um Palhaço 1901 - O Padre 1903 - A Farsa 1906 - Os Pobres 1912 - El-Rei Junot 1914 - A Conspiração de 1817 1917 - Húmus 1919 - Memórias 1923 - Teatro 1923 - Os Pescadores 1925 - Memórias 1926 - As Ilhas Desconhecidas 1926 - A Morte do Palhaço e o Mistério da Árvore 1927 - Jesus Cristo em Lisboa, with Teixeira de Pascoaes 1929 - O Avejão 1930 - Portugal Pequenino, with Maria Angelina Brandão 1931 - O Pobre de Pedir 1933 - Vale de Josafat Yahoo.com Encyclopedia Works by Raul Brandão at Project Gutenberg Works by or about Raul Brandão at Internet Archive