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Springfield is a city in Clark County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for spring water that emptied into the creek.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Ohio named Springfield. For links to other places called Springfield, OH, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Springfield is 39.924N. The longitude is -83.808W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 978 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 64,483.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Springfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clark County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Dayton area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 45505 ZIP code.
21% of Springfield residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Springfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Springfield was $16,660, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Springfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Historic districts in Springfield include South Fountain Avenue Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Springfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $364. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $737.
Libraries in Springfield include Clark County Public Library, Park Branch Library, Southern Village Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Springfield include Springfield News-Sun
TV stations in Springfield include WBDT.
Clark County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Springfield political report.
The average commute time for Springfield workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 15 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Springfield between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.3 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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