Newark is a city in and the county seat of Licking County, Ohio, United States, 33 miles (53 km) east of Columbus, at the junction of the forks of the Licking River. The population was 47,573 at the 2010 census.
Newark is located at 40°3′47″N 82°25′0″W / 40.06306°N 82.416667°W / 40.06306; -82.416667 (40.063014, -82.416779).
In terms of population, Newark is the second-largest Newark in the United States, after Newark, New Jersey. It is part of the Columbus, Ohio metropolitan area.