Gillivan is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Madison County, Ohio, United States. It is located at 39°59′19″N 83°20′13″W / 39.98861°N 83.33694°WCoordinates: 39°59′19″N 83°20′13″W / 39.98861°N 83.33694°W, along U.S. Route 42, north of its intersection with Ohio State Route 29.
The community was never actually laid out, but simply formed around a crossroads. As of 1915, the community contained one general store, one hardware store, one blacksmith, and only six houses.
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- ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Gillivan, Ohio
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- ^ Bryan, Chester E., History of Madison County, Ohio, B.F. Bowen & Company, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana, 1915, Pg. 181.