Most of its output was kerosene , of which 55 percent was exported around the world. The poverty rate increased to Retrieved June 17, Of the initial 10, shares, John D. The Standard Oil Cases, —
The average household size was 2. The median age in the city was The gender makeup of the city was As of the census  of , there were 19, people, 8, households, and 4, families residing in the city.
There were 9, housing units at an average density of Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0. There were 8, households out of which In the city, the population was spread out with The median age was 43 years.
For every females, there were For every females age 18 and over, there were Steubenville and the communities that surround it, especially Weirton, West Virginia , have experienced sluggish economies since the steel industry waned during the s. Corporations such as Weirton Steel have had to reduce their workforce in order to become more efficient and competitive against other steel producers and lower steel prices worldwide.
The new Findlay Connector has been built in western Pennsylvania as a toll-access highway between Pittsburgh International Airport at Interstate and U.
Route 22 in northwestern Washington County. Travel time between the Pittsburgh International Airport and the city of Steubenville is now approximately 25 minutes. Steubenville is located near two large shale formations - the Marcellus and Utica formations. Fort Steuben, located downtown on South Third Street, is a reconstructed 18th century fort on its original location overlooking the Ohio River. Built in to protect the government surveyors of the Seven Ranges of the Northwest Territory, Fort Steuben housed men of the 1st American Regiment.
The non-profit organization that worked to rebuild the fort also developed the surrounding block into Fort Steuben Park that includes the Veterans Memorial Fountain and the Berkman Amphitheater. Adjacent to the fort is the First Federal Land Office with its original logs from After the Ohio country was surveyed, it could be sold or given away as land grants; the settlers brought their deeds to be registered at the Land Office to David Hoge, the Registrar of Lands and Titles for the Northwest Territory.
The life-size figure carries a long-handled dipping ladle and is wearing the hooded fire-proof suit worn in the steel mills. In the fall of , the statue was moved to its new home, displayed on South Fourth Street at the site of the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County. There is a statue downtown commemorating Edwin Stanton , President Abraham Lincoln 's secretary of war.
Stanton was born and raised in Steubenville. Steubenville has recently become home to an outdoor Christmas-themed festival, the Steubenville Nutcracker Village and Advent Market. The event is centered around a collection of life-size nutcracker sculptures spread throughout Fort Steuben Park in downtown Steubenville. While some of the nutcrackers are presented in the traditional German style, the majority are sculpted and painted to represent various cultural aspects and ethnic heritages of the Ohio-West Virginia-Pennsylvania Tri-State area , as well as literary and media characters, local high schools and colleges, famous religious figures, and professional careers and vocations.
The Nutcracker Village is free and open the public 24 hours a day and generally runs from the Tuesday before Thanksgiving through Epiphany Sunday in early January. Live entertainment and a German-style Advent Market featuring local artisans and craftsmen, as well as hot food and drink vendors, runs each weekend through the month of December in Fort Steuben Park to coincide with the Nutcracker Village event.
Vendors at the Advent Market are housed inside miniature rustic Swiss Chalets which are also built in Steubenville. The nearby Steubenville Visitor's Center is transformed into a "Christmas Wonderland" filled with trees and decorations, old-fashioned Christmas gifts and toys, more nutcrackers, and stations for children to write letters to Santa Claus.
The popularity of the Nutcracker Village since its inception has inspired other nutcracker-themed ventures in the City of Steubenville, including Drosselmeyer's Nutcracker Shoppe, a year-round Christmas shop in downtown Steubenville,  and Wooden Hearts Follies , a locally-written and performed musical centered around characters from the event. The climate in this area is characterized by relatively high temperatures and evenly distributed precipitation throughout the year. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Steubenville has a Humid subtropical climate , abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
The 6th district is the longest US House district in Ohio and runs along the southeast state borders of Ohio. Steubenville has had a reputation for political corruption.
Over a period of 20 years the city lost, or settled out of court, 48 civil rights lawsuits involving its police force. In , the U. Department of Justice alleged that the city and police force had subjected numerous individuals to "excessive force, false arrests, charges, and reports" and had engaged in practices regarding "improper stops, searches, and seizures".
The report from the Department also stated that excessive force was levied against individuals who witnessed incidents of police misconduct, and against those who were known critics of the city and its police force.
Those individuals were also falsely detained if the city and the police agreed that they were "likely to complain of abuse". The median age in the city was The gender makeup of the city was As of the census  of , there were 10, people, 4, households, and 2, families residing in the city. There were 4, housing units at an average density of Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2. There were 4, households out of which In the city, the population was spread out with The median age was 38 years.
For every females, there were For every females age 18 and over, there were Van Wert City Schools enrolls 2, students in public primary and secondary schools. Van Wert recently built a new high school and middle school complex in , and just opened a new elementary school next to the high school and middle school complex so all students are now in one area.
Van Wert has the main branch of the Brumback Library. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. City in Ohio, United States. Retrieved 19 April United States Census Bureau. Sohio was allowed to use the "Gulf" name for five years after the acquisition. In , after all other Standard Oil descendants had minimized use of the name Standard , Standard of Ohio, proud to be the original corporate component of Standard Oil, sought to corporately rebrand itself under the Standard name, while continuing to use the Sohio brand in Ohio.
Among the first changes was the rebranding of all Sohio and Boron stations to 'BP' in Boron was also the branding of its premium grade gasoline along with its regular grade fuel "Extron" formerly "Ex-tane" later "Octron" and its unleaded version "Cetron" introduced in Sohio's credit cards , like other oil company cards at the time, could be used at competitors' stations outside the issuing company's competitive territory, which in Sohio's case was Ohio.
The benefit died with the Sohio brand. Exxon had a similar arrangement as well. In , Sohio introduced a prefabricated canopy prototype for its stations. Although Sohio gas stations have ceased to exist, a few marina gas stations on Lake Erie and the Ohio River still bear the Sohio name. Hospitality Motor Inns, a wholly owned Sohio subsidiary, operated 11 motor inns in Ohio and surrounding states . Sohio canopy circa Sohio's final prototype canopy.