Lewis Center, Ohio

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Location of Lewis Center, Ohio

Lewis Center (also Lewis Centre) is an unincorporated community in northwestern Orange Township, Delaware County, Ohio, United States, located between Columbus and Delaware.[1]

Its ZIP code is 43035. Although Lewis Center is a small community, its ZIP code encompasses a number of shopping centers and retail establishments that line U.S. Route 23 in the nearby vicinity. The Lewis Center area lies on the east side of the Olentangy River, across from the city of Powell, and west of Alum Creek State Park.

History[edit]

Lewis Center had its start as a village in the year 1850 by the building of the railroad through that territory. The community was named after the family of William L. Lewis, donors of land for the railroad station.[2]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lewis Center, Ohio". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ History of Delaware County and Ohio. O. L. Baskin & Company. 1880. p. 479. 
  3. ^ "Late Justive Nave Came Here in 1899". Bisbee Daily Review. September 29, 1912. p. 6. 
  4. ^ 'Herringshaw's American Blue Book of Biography' American Publishers' Company: 1915, Biographical Sketch of Frederick Nave, pg. 884

Coordinates: 40°11′54″N 83°00′37″W / 40.19833°N 83.01028°W / 40.19833; -83.01028