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Jefferson County, Ohio

43952, 43953

City of Murals

Page Contents for Steubenville, Ohio

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History & History-related items

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Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Steubenville is approximately 19,688 (2002), 18659 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9,996 (1990), 7548 (2010).
The amount of land area in Steubenville is 20.999 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Steubenville is 10.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.012 sq kilometers.
The distance from Steubenville to Washington DC is 223 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 131 miles. (as the crow flies)
Steubenville is positioned 40.36 degrees north of the equator and 80.64 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Steubenville elevation is 1,060 feet above sea level.
Steubenville median income is $ 26,516 (2000).
The Steubenville median home price is $ 66,800 (2000).


on the banks of the Ohio River. It is 39 miles west of Pittsburgh, Pa., 23 miles north of Wheeling Wva., 150 miles east of Columbus, Oh., and 55 miles south of Youngstown, Oh. Steubenville is at the intersection of Ohio route 7, Ohio route 43, and U.S. 22. Other nearby communities include Follansbee, Hooverson Heights, Weirton and Wellsburg all in West Virginia and Mingo Junction, Wintersville, New Alexandria and Toronto all in Ohio.

Here is a map page for Steubenville.
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seasonal with snow falling in the winter months. Precipation occurs frequently all year with more falling in the summer than in the winter. Average temperatures range from 30 degrees in the winter to about 72 degrees in the summer.
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History & History Related Items

Both Jefferson County and Steubenville were founded in 1797.
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Steubenville Convention and Visitors Bureau
Phone: 740 283-4935
Toll-free: 800 510 4442

Old Fort Steuben
The fort was rebuilt on the original site by the River. Several events are held at the fort during the year. Tours are available. Open daily, May through October. Please call ahead for hours of operation
Phone: 740-283-1787

City of Murals
Instead of looking up Steubenville's history in a book, you merely have to walk around town. Twenty-five murals are painted in Steubenville depicting various aspects of the city's history as well as some of its famous citizens.

Take a photo tour of Steubenville.

Fort Steuben Mall

Jefferson Co. Historical Museum
Enjoy the collections housed in this English Tudor mansion. Each room has a different theme. Open by appointment
426 Franklin Avenue
P.O. Box 4268
Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone: 740-283-1133


Dean Martin was from Steubenville. He was born in 1917 in Steubenville as Dino Paul Crocetti. He was known as Dino growing up. At age 16 he began to work in the steel mills. He also became Kid Crochet in the boxing world. He started singing in 1941 and eventually teamed up with Jerry Lewis as Martin and Lewis, a comedy routine pair. He made many popular vocals during the 1950ís and 60ís. He ran around with Frank Sinatraís famous Ratpack and also had his own television show from 16964 to 1970. He died in Los Angeles, California in 1995. There is a historical marker here for Martin at 900 N. Fourth St, on the corner of North Fourth Street and Franklin Avenue and Route 7.

Edwin Stanton
Stanton was born in Steubenville in 1814. He became a lawyer and greatly oppoed slavery. As secretary of War for President Lincoln, he generated many unpopular laws on the draft and railroads. He was a man who got things done and was able to mobilize the troops effectively. After the assassination, he did not get along with President Andrew Johnson and eventually took a large role in Johnsonís impeachment. He was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1869 by President Grant but he died just four days later. A historical marker is in Steubenville honoring Stanton. It is at the Jefferson County Courthouse.

Jimmy 'the Greek' Synder was also from Steubenville.
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Steubenville City Government

City of Steubenville
300 Market Street
Steubenville, Ohio 43952
Phone: (740) 283-6000
Fax: (740) 283-6165

Steubenville is the county seat of Jefferson County.

Steubenville Historical Events

1861, February 14
Abraham Lincoln and family visit Steubenville
On the route to his presidential inauguration, Lincoln and his family stopped in Steubenville. He left the train depot briefly to speak to the people about his commitment to the Constitution and other issues. He went on to Washington to assume the presidency. The Civil War began shortly thereafter. Interestingly enough, a local resident, Edwin M. Stanton, later became the Secretary of War to Mr. Lincoln.

Steubenville Chamber

Jefferson County, Ohio Chamber of Commerce
630 Market St.
PO Box 278
Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone: 740-282-6226
Fax: 740-282-6285

Steubenville Organizations

Jefferson County, Ohio Chamber of Commerce
630 Market St.
PO Box 278
Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone: 740-282-6226
Fax: 740-282-6285

Steubenville Libraries

Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County Ohio
Phone: 740-282-9782

Steubenville Schools

Steubenville Ohio is "The Home of the Big Red" which is our high school football team. Big Red is number 4 in the state in alltime wins and number 30 nationally. On the entrance to the stadium it says in big letters "Home Of The BIG RED". Go to to learn more about the Mighty Big Red

Steubenville High School
420 North Fourth Street
Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone: 740-282-9741

Catholic Central High School
320 West View Avenue
Steubenville, OH 43952
Phone: 740-264-5538


Franciscan University of Steubenville
1235 University Boulevard
Steubenville, Ohio 43952
Phone: 740-283-3771
Visit this beautiful campus. Particularly note the Portiuncula Chapel with several spots to visit. Steubenville


Steubenville is located in the Eastern Time Zone and does participate in Daylight Savings Time.

The population of Steubenville was:
1990 - 22,125
2000 - 19,015
2002 - 19,688

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