Running concurrently with Ohio State Route 18, Tiffin Street bisects Bascom.
Location of Bascom
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Bascom is a census-designated place in western Hopewell Township, Seneca County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44809. The community is located at the intersection of State Routes 18 and 635 east of Fostoria.
Bascom was laid out in 1837.
The town of Bascom is named for the famous circuit riding preacher Henry Bidleman Bascom who became a Congressional Chaplain and served as President of Madison College and of Transylvania College before being ordained a Methodist Bishop.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bascom, Ohio
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- Lang, William (1880). History of Seneca County, from the Close of the Revolutionary War to July, 1880. Transcript Printing Company. p. 540.
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