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New Concord

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New Concord is a village in Muskingum County, Ohio, United States. The population is 2,491 as of the 2010 census. New Concord is the home of Muskingum University and is served by a branch of the Muskingum County Library System.HistoryNew Concord was laid out in 1828 when the National Road was extended to that point. In 1837, almost ten years later, Muskingum University was founded with its first class graduating in 1839. A post office named New Concord has been in operation since 1832. As U.S. Route 40 was a large connector for trade, New Concord became a stopping place for those who came through until bypassed by Interstate 70 in the 1960s and 1970s.GeographyNew Concord is located at.According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.63sqmi, all land.New Concord is located on U.S. Route 40, the old National Road, and just off the newer Interstate 70 which parallels it.Demographics2000 censusAs of the census of 2000, there were 2,651 people, 672 households, and 376 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,771.0 people per square mile (682.4/km2). There were 709 housing units at an average density of 473.6 per square mile (182.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.15% White, 1.43% African American, 0.11% Native American, 1.66% Asian, 0.08% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population.
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Historic Site
John and Annie Glenn Historic Site
Duration: 2 hours

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