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City of Bucyrus - 12,092
7.43 square miles
(Approximate center of city square)
Altitude 1,000 feet above sea level
Mean annual temperature = 49.7 degrees F
Average annual rainfall = 34.98
Mayor / City Council
representing Catholic and
most Protestant denominations
- Airport is municipal-owned with a 4,000 foot paved runway and is located 1.5 miles from
downtown. Lighted runway has 200 foot grass overruns at each end, and approved instrument
approach. The airport can handle most twin-engine aircraft and executive jets. Hanger
space and limited shop facilities are operated by a full time manager. Commercial airlines
are located in Mansfield 25 miles away, while Columbus International Airport is only 60
- Conrail main line, Fort Wayne Division. Norfolk & Southern Railroad North-South Line
between Norfolk, Virginia and Sandusky.
- One taxi service is in operation.
Highways - State Routes 4, 19, 96, 98, 100 and U.S. 30. New 4 lane
U.S. 30 to be completed in 2003.
Radio - WBCO
1540 AM and WQEL 92.7 FM
- Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum
Access Television Communications serving Bucyrus. Total Victory
Communications TV 54 and 22; Ohio's first regional community TV station.
Telephone - Sprint
Telephone of Ohio
Water - Municipal
Water Works. The city uses an average of 1,700,000 gallons per day. The plant has a
capacity of 6,000,000 gallons per day. Ample water supplies for industrial expansion is
available. The community has completed its 4th and largest reservoir. Outhwaite Reservoir
encompasses 180 acres and increased the community's water supply by 1,600,000,000 gallons.
The reservoir insures the availability of resources necessary for continued economic
development and offers the community another area for recreational activities.
- Columbia Gas of Ohio
- American Electric Power Company
7 public city schools, 2 parochial schools. Number of pupils in public
city schools - 2,031; parochial schools - 331. Number employed in public schools - 246;
parochial schools - 32. There are 3 other area wide school districts.
One library with a total of over 45,000 volumes; circulation of 114,144
and subscribes to 136 periodicals.
Total street mileage - 82, with 58 paved. Miles of sewer - 90. Number of
water meters is 5,575; light meters, 6135; gas meters, 5325; Capacity of water works is
6,000,000 gallons, with daily average pumpage of 1,700,000 gallons; 59.2 miles of water