Hocking County, Ohio

county in Ohio, United States

Hocking County is a county in Ohio. In 2020, 28,050 people lived there.[2] The county seat is Logan.[3] The county was founded on March 1, 1818.

Hocking County
Hocking County Courthouse
Hocking County Courthouse
Official seal of Hocking County
Map of Ohio highlighting Hocking County
Location within the U.S. state of Ohio
Map of the United States highlighting Ohio
Ohio's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 39°30′N 82°29′W / 39.50°N 82.48°W / 39.50; -82.48
Country United States
State Ohio
FoundedMarch 1, 1818[1]
Named forHocking River, perhaps from the Lenape language for "bottle river"
Largest cityLogan
 • Total424 sq mi (1,100 km2)
 • Land421 sq mi (1,090 km2)
 • Water2.3 sq mi (6 km2)  0.5%
 • Total28,050
 • Density66/sq mi (25/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district2nd


  1. "Ohio County Profiles: Hocking County" (PDF). Ohio Department of Development. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-06-21. Retrieved 2007-04-28.
  2. "QuickFacts: Hocking County, Ohio". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 18, 2024.
  3. National Association of Counties. "NACo County Explorer". Retrieved January 18, 2024.