Flashback Minis: Immigration to Trumbull County

WARREN, Ohio— The population of Trumbull County nearly doubled is size from 1900 to 1920. In that same time period the population of the city of Warren alone more than tripled, jumping from 8,529 to 27,050. That drastic population increase was due to immigration.

Many immigrant came to Trumbull County in search of manufacturing and industrial jobs to improve the lives of their families and themselves.

Italian, Greek, Slovak and Irish communities dominated those traveling from abroad. During that time, Black families also traveled north to Trumbull County during the Great Migration from the south.

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