Enon, Ohio

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Enon, Ohio
Side of the Enon Mound
Side of the Enon Mound
Location of Enon, Ohio
Location of Enon, Ohio
Location of Enon in Clark County
Location of Enon in Clark County
Coordinates: 39°52′13″N 83°56′4″W / 39.87028°N 83.93444°W / 39.87028; -83.93444Coordinates: 39°52′13″N 83°56′4″W / 39.87028°N 83.93444°W / 39.87028; -83.93444
CountryUnited States
TownshipMad River
 • Total1.29 sq mi (3.35 km2)
 • Land1.29 sq mi (3.35 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation899 ft (274 m)
 • Total2,415
 • Estimate 
 • Density1,843.89/sq mi (711.90/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)937, 326
FIPS code39-25452[5]
GNIS feature ID1048708[2]

Enon is a village in Clark County, Ohio, United States. The population was 2,415 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Springfield, Ohio Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Enon is the headquarters of the Speedway gas station chain.


Enon was platted in 1838.[6] It is named for the river Ænon, in Israel, where the story of John the Baptist baptizing people takes place.[7] A post office called Enon has been in operation since 1838.[8] The village was incorporated in 1850.[9] Mercury 7 astronaut Virgil I. "Gus" Grissom lived in Enon with his family while he was stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.


Enon is located at 39°52′13″N 83°56′4″W / 39.87028°N 83.93444°W / 39.87028; -83.93444 (39.870309, -83.934462).[10] The village sits roughly 3 miles south of the old National Road.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.28 square miles (3.32 km2), all of it land.[11]

The Enon Adena Mound, also known as the Knob Prairie Mound,[12] is Ohio's second largest conical Indian burial mound, is located in Enon.[13] This mound is believed to have been built by the Adena culture.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2019 (est.)2,386[4]−1.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[14]

The median income for a household in the village was $58,966, and the median income for a family was $69,196. Males had a median income of $45,335 versus $28,872 for females. The per capita income for the village was $29,537. About 2.4% of families and 2.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 1.8% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 2,415 people, 1,069 households, and 732 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,886.7 inhabitants per square mile (728.5/km2). There were 1,120 housing units at an average density of 875.0 per square mile (337.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 96.6% White, 0.4% African American, 0.3% Native American, 1.3% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 1,069 households, of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.5% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.71.

The median age in the village was 48.1 years. 19.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.8% were from 25 to 44; 34.8% were from 45 to 64; and 20.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 48.7% male and 51.3% female.


The village is served by the Greenon Local School District, which operates three schools: Enon Primary School, Indian Valley Intermediate School, and Greenon Junior/Senior High School.[15] Enon has a public library, a branch of the Clark County Public Library.[16]


  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved May 21, 2020.
  5. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ Rockel, William Mahlon (1908). 20th Century History of Springfield, and Clark County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. pp. 324.
  7. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. pp. 120.
  8. ^ "Clark County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  9. ^ "History". Village of Enon, OH. Archived from the original on April 28, 2015. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  11. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-24. Retrieved 2013-01-06.
  12. ^ "Adena Mound". 28 November 2017.
  13. ^ "Enon Mound". Ohio History Central. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  14. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  15. ^ "Schools". Greenon Local School District. Retrieved 25 February 2018.
  16. ^ "Library branches". Clark County Public Library. Retrieved 25 February 2018.

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