East Rochester, Ohio

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East Rochester, Ohio
Census-designated place
Location of East Rochester, Ohio
Location of East Rochester, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°44′45″N 81°2′4″W / 40.74583°N 81.03444°W / 40.74583; -81.03444Coordinates: 40°44′45″N 81°2′4″W / 40.74583°N 81.03444°W / 40.74583; -81.03444
Country United States
State Ohio
County Columbiana
Township West
Area
 • Total 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Land 0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 1,115 ft (340 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 231
 • Density 542/sq mi (209.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44625
Area code(s) 330, 234
FIPS code 39-24024
GNIS code 1064588

East Rochester is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in southern West Township, Columbiana County, Ohio, United States.[2] As of the 2010 census it had a population of 231.[3] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44625.[4] It lies along U.S. Route 30.

East Rochester was originally known officially as "Rochester", and under the latter name was platted in 1834. The Cleveland and Pittsburgh Railroad was built through the settlement in 1852.[5] When the post office was established, the name "East Rochester" was adopted to avoid confustion with another Rochester, Ohio.[6]

Geography[edit]

East Rochester is located along U.S. Route 30, 32 miles (51 km) northwest of East Liverpool and 22 miles (35 km) east of Canton. The nearest incorporated community is Minerva, 4 miles (6 km) to the west.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the East Rochester CDP has an area of 0.42 square miles (1.1 km2). It is in the valley of Sandy Creek, which flows west to the Tuscarawas River, a tributary of the Ohio River.

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