New Rumley, Ohio

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Location of New Rumley, Ohio

New Rumley is an unincorporated community in central Rumley Township, Harrison County, Ohio, United States. It is famous for being the birthplace of George Armstrong Custer.

Custer Memorial in New Rumley

The Custer Memorial by Erwin Frey is located along State Route 646 on Rumley's west side. The memorial, consisting of a statue and an exhibit pavilion with information about his life, is located at the site of his birthplace, of which only the foundations remain.[1] The memorial is maintained by the Ohio Historical Society.

Although it is unincorporated, the community has a post office, with the ZIP code of 43984.[2] It lies near the villages of Scio and Jewett.


  1. ^ OHS — Places — Custer Memorial, Ohio Historical Society, 2007-06-13. Accessed 2007-10-24.
  2. ^ Zip Code Lookup

Coordinates: 40°24′06″N 81°01′51″W / 40.40167°N 81.03083°W / 40.40167; -81.03083