Sidney, Ohio

Sidney is a city in Shelby County, Ohio, located approximately 36 mi (58 km) north of Dayton and 100 mi (161 km) south of Toledo. The population was 21,229 at the time of the 2010 census. It is named after English poet Philip Sidney and is the county seat of Shelby County.[6] Many of the city's elementary schools are also named after famous writers, including Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and John Greenleaf Whittier. Sidney was the recipient of the 1964 All-America City Award. In 2009, it was the subject of the documentary film 45365.[7]

Sidney, Ohio
Sidney downtown, with the municipal courts in the Monumental Building.
Location of Sidney, Ohio
Location of Sidney in Shelby County
Coordinates: 40°17′03″N 84°9′20″W
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyShelby
Government
  MayorMike Barhorst
Area
  Total12.10 sq mi (31.34 km2)
  Land11.97 sq mi (31.00 km2)
  Water0.13 sq mi (0.34 km2)
Elevation951 ft (290 m)
Population
  Total21,229
  Estimate 
(2019)[4]
20,449
  Density1,708.35/sq mi (659.58/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
45365, 45367
Area code(s)937, 326
FIPS code39-72424[5]
GNIS feature ID1065321[2]
Websitewww.sidneyoh.com