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Galion is a city in Crawford County, in the Bucyrus metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Galion. For links to other places called Galion, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Galion is 40.733N. The longitude is -82.79W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,171 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,491.
Some of the earliest telephone equipment was manufactured here
Sections below provide additional information and links about Galion demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Crawford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Mansfield area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 44833 ZIP code.
31% of Galion residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Galion ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Galion was $16,113, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Galion residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Galion, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $328. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $662.
Libraries in Galion include Galion Public Library ... View libraries
Crawford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Galion political report.
The average commute time for Galion workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Galion between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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