Richland Soil and Water

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Watersheds of Richland County, Ohio

All Watersheds

Note: Impervious surface permit icons, land use icons, and livestock icons do not necessarily indicate exact locations. They are approximate locations on the same land parcel.

Upper Kokosing:
Begins in southern Richland County, west of Butler → Kokosing Lake → Walhonding River → Muskingum River → Ohio River → Mississippi River → Gulf of Mexico
Map showing the Upper Kokosing Watershed flowing to the Gulf of Mexico

Soil Type in the Upper Kokosing Watershed

  • Shoals-Chili-Wheeling
  • Fitchville-Luray-Bennington
  • Pewamo-Bennington
  • Rittman-Wadsworth
  • Hanover-Titusville-Loudonville
  • Lordstown-Loudonville
  • Wooster-Canfield

More information on these soil types

 

Impervious Areas

Total Impervious Areas Created in the Upper Kokosing Watershed*

321,367 sq. ft.

Residential Permits

(Homes, Pole Barns, Additions, etc.)

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

0
sq. ft.

Multiple

Most Area Created

45,370
sq. ft.

2002

Exemptions**

(Less than 2,000 square feet created)

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

0
sq. ft.

2008, 2011

Most Area Created

6,696
sq. ft.

2012

Commercial Permits

 

Permits

Year

Least Area Created

0
sq. ft.

Multiple

Most Area Created

17,249
sq. ft.

2004

*This figure does not include impervious areas from prior to 2000

**Agriculture is included in permit exemptions

 

Impervious Areas Created in the Upper Kokosing Watershed by Year