This is the current conditions weather report for Piketon. The report was made 37 minutes ago, at 08:15 UTC. The temperature was 41°F / 5°C, with a dew-point at 41°F / 5°C. The atmospheric pressure was 30.27 inHg / 1026 hPa. The relative humidity was 93%. The skies were clear.
Piketon is a village in Pike County, Ohio, along the Scioto River. The population was 1,907 at the 2000 census. Originally called Jefferson, it was the county seat of Pike County from 1815-1845, when it was decided by James Emmitt, a wealthy local entrepreneur, to move the county seat to Waverly due to its closer proximity to the then new Ohio & Erie Canal. It is not a large town, but a village. It is the location of the Pike County Fairgrounds, and is served by the Scioto Valley School District. Piketon is served by the Western and Piketon branches of the Garnet A. Wilson Public Library.
Piketon is located at 39.067801, -83.009207. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 5.3 km˛ (2.0 mi˛). 5.2 km˛ (2.0 mi˛) of it is land and 0.1 km˛ (0.04 mi˛) of it (1.96%) is water.
In the village the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 21.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 76.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 72.1 males.