Adelphi, Ohio

Adelphi, Ohio is a small town located in the southeastern corner of the state. It has a population of around 4,000 people, according to the 2010 census. The geography of Adelphi is mostly flat and agricultural, with rolling hills in some areas. It is situated in an area known as the Appalachian Plateau and has an average elevation of 900 feet above sea level. See topbbacolleges for information about Adams County, Ohio.

The climate in Adelphi is humid continental, with hot summers and cold winters. The area receives an average of 37 inches of rain per year and snowfall averages around 20 inches annually.

Adelphi was first settled by German immigrants who arrived in the late 1700s and early 1800s to take advantage of the area’s rich soil. The town was officially founded in 1806 when it received its charter from the state legislature.

Politically, Adelphi leans Republican at both local and national levels with Republican candidates typically receiving strong support throughout the town’s history.

The economy of Adelphi is largely based on agriculture and manufacturing with several small businesses operating within its limits as well. There are also two major employers located nearby – a steel mill and a cement plant – that provide employment for many residents.

Adelphi is served by three school districts: Adelphi-Logan Local Schools, Claymont City Schools, and East Muskingum Local Schools which provide educational opportunities for all students from kindergarten through 12th grade. In addition to these public schools there are several private schools located nearby including St. Mary’s Catholic School which offers religious education for students from pre-kindergarten through 8th grade.

Adelphi has several attractions that draw visitors from near and far such as historic sites like the John Bly House (a former stagecoach stop built in 1810) or Fort Frye (a Civil War fort that was used to protect settlers during Indian raids). There are also several parks located throughout town including Pioneer Park where visitors can enjoy hiking trails, fishing ponds, picnic areas, playgrounds and more!

Adelphi, Ohio

Population: 371. Estimated population in July 2020: 384 (+3.5% change)
Males: 187 (50.4%), Females: 184 (49.6%)

Ross County

Zip code: 43101

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $33,125
Median house value: $69,200

Races in Adelphi:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.7%)
  • Black (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (20.2%), German (18.9%), Irish (8.9%), English (5.9%), Italian (3.0%), Dutch (2.7%).

Elevation: 838 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles


Adelphi, Ohio is a small town located in the central part of the state. It has a population of just over 4,000 people and is known for its quaint atmosphere and friendly residents. The median household income is $45,000 and the median home value is $130,000. The cost of living in Adelphi is lower than the national average, with groceries costing around 11% less than average. Housing costs are also lower than average, with rent prices generally ranging between $650 – $900 per month depending on location. The town itself contains a variety of amenities including parks, stores, restaurants, and schools. There are several public parks offering various outdoor activities such as walking trails and playgrounds for children to enjoy. Shopping options include local stores as well as chain stores located in nearby towns or cities. Restaurants range from fast food establishments to more upscale dining options. Education options include both public and private schools at all levels from elementary through high school. Adelphi is an ideal place to live for those looking for a quiet lifestyle while still having access to amenities found in larger cities.

For population 25 years and over in Adelphi

  • High school or higher: 66.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 0.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Adelphi village

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-6.1%).


Hospitals/medical centers near Adelphi:



Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Adelphi:

  • RICKENBACKER INTERNATIONAL (about 26 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; Abbreviation: LCK)
  • PORT COLUMBUS INTL (about 37 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; Abbreviation: CMH)
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; Abbreviation: OSU)

Other public-use airports nearest to Adelphi:

  • PICKAWAY COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 16 miles; CIRCLEVILLE, OH; Abbreviation: CYO)
  • ROSS COUNTY (about 19 miles; CHILLICOTHE, OH; Abbreviation: RZT)
  • FAIRFIELD COUNTY (about 21 miles; LANCASTER, OH; Abbreviation: LHQ)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Adelphi:

  • HOCKING TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 36 miles; NELSONVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 4,050)
  • CAPITAL UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,187)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 37 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,999)
  • COLUMBUS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 10,583)
  • FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 3,048)
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 42 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; Full-time enrollment: 42,666)
  • DENISON UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; GRANVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)