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  • Sold Date: Nov 03, 2013
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Wonderful upper middle to high grade fully original note from the Small City in the Middle of Everywhere. Original embossing still shows on this problem free jewel. From my collection to yours.

Bucyrus is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Crawford County , located in northern Ohio approximately 28 miles (45 km) west of Mansfield . The population was 12,362 at the 2010 census . The city is the largest in Crawford County, and the center of the Bucyrus Micropolitan Statistical Area.

The name Bucyrus is derived from “Beautiful” and “ Cyrus the Great ", King of Persia by Col. James Kilbourne, who platted the community, according to James Croneis, former editor of the newspaper Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum ,

The Bucyrus Foundry and Manufacturing Company, a predecessor to Bucyrus International , Inc. was founded in Bucyrus in 1880. The company moved to Wisconsin in 1893.

Bucyrus was once home to The Dostal Bros. Brewery. Founded in the early 1900s, The Dostal Bros. Brewery was run by John M. and George A. Dostal.

The Lincoln Highway , later US Route 30, was routed through the city along Mansfield Street in 1913; in 1971 a modern limited access bypass was built to the north but the associated freeway links to the east and west of Bucyrus, replacing the old two-lane Lincoln Highway route, were not completed until 2005, nearly 35 years after they were first proposed.

On March 10, 2007, Bucyrus was featured as the town of the week on the nationally-syndicated Public Radio International program, Whad'Ya Know? .

Industries located in Bucyrus include tapered roller bearings ; highly engineered plow blades, wing shoes, and moldboard shoes; rubber hoses; and fluorescent lightings. Bucyrus is also the home of ESCO Bucyrus, and D. Picking and Company, a family operated manufacturer of copper kettles and timpani drums , employing the same techniques since its establishment in 1874 by its founder Daniel Picking.

Bucyrus, which calls itself "the Bratwurst Capital of America", is home to the Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival, held annually during the third weekend in August. It includes musical performances and a beauty pageant.

As of the census of 2010, there were 12,362 people, 5,320 households, and 3,219 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,666.0 inhabitants per square mile (643.2 /km 2). There were 5,983 housing units at an average density of 806.3 per square mile (311.3 /km 2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.3% White , 1.1% African American , 0.2% Native American , 0.7% Asian , 0.5% from other races , and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.6% of the population.

There were 5,320 households of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.1% were married couples living together, 14.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.5% were non-families. 34.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the city was 41.1 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.5% were from 25 to 44; 27.3% were from 45 to 64; and 18.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.8% male and 52.2% female.

As of the census of 2000, there were 13,224 people, 5,559 households, and 3,552 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,812.0 people per square mile (699.4/km²). There were 5,955 housing units at an average density of 816.0 per square mile (315.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.38% White , 0.78% African American , 0.27% Native American , 0.51% Asian , 0.02% Pacific Islander , 0.26% from other races , and 0.78% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.98% of the population.

There were 5,559 households out of which 29.6% had chil...