Sardinia is a village in Brown and Highland counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. The population was 980 at the 2010 census. The village's name is derived from the homonymous island in the Mediterranean Sea. Historically, Sardinia was a post village of Brown County, in Washington township, established in 1830, situated on the east fork of White Oak Creek, 12 miles north-east of Georgetown, and 44 miles east of Cincinnati. In 1860, Sardinia's population was 200 and Washington Township had a population of 1,300.
Sardinia was laid out in 1833
Sardinia is located at 39°0′31″N 83°48′15″W (39.008718, -83.804213), almost entirely in Brown County.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.24 square miles (3.21 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 980 people, 363 households, and 259 families residing in the village. The population density was 790.3 inhabitants per square mile (305.1/km2). There were 416 housing units at an average density of 335.5 per square mile (129.5/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 99.2% White, 0.2% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.1% from other races, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.
There were 363 households of which 44.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.1% were married couples living together, 21.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.7% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.07.
The median age in the village was 67 years. 33.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.6% were from 25 to 44; 20.3% were from 45 to 64; and 9.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.3% male and 53.7% female.
The village is served by Eastern High School (Sardinia, Ohio). Sardinia has a public library, a branch of the Brown County Public Library .
Meetings are held the 1st Monday of each month at 10 a.m. at the Sardinia United Methodist Church
Striving to learn about, preserve and share the history of our small village.
They are a Nonprofit organization.