Colerain, Ohio

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Location of Colerain, Ohio

Colerain /ˈklrn/[1] is an unincorporated community in eastern Colerain Township, Belmont County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 43916.[2] It lies along U.S. Route 250.

Colerain is part of the Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Colerain was settled by Quakers from North Carolina and Virginia, who left those states due to their opposition to slavery.[3]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A Pronunciation Guide to Places in Ohio". E.W.Scripps School of Journalism. Retrieved 2008-12-19. 
  2. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  3. ^ McKelvey, A. T. (1903). Centennial History of Belmont County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 155. 

Coordinates: 40°07′33″N 80°48′31″W / 40.12583°N 80.80861°W / 40.12583; -80.80861