Somersville, Ohio

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For the community in Butler County, see Somerville, Ohio.
Somersville, Ohio
Unincorporated community
Somersville, Ohio is located in Ohio
Somersville, Ohio
Somersville, Ohio
Location of Somersville, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°24′00″N 83°24′40″W / 40.40000°N 83.41111°W / 40.40000; -83.41111
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Union
Elevation[1] 1,004 ft (306 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43344
Area code(s) 740
GNIS feature ID 1061661[1]

Somersville (sometimes spelled Summersville)[2] is an unincorporated community in York Township, Union County, Ohio, United States. It is located at 40°24′00″N 83°24′40″W / 40.40000°N 83.41111°W / 40.40000; -83.41111Coordinates: 40°24′00″N 83°24′40″W / 40.40000°N 83.41111°W / 40.40000; -83.41111,[2] at the intersection of Ohio State Routes 31 and 47.[3]

History[edit]

The community of Somersville was laid in 1834 by Thomas Price and William Somers.[4] The Bokes Creek Post Office was established April 26, 1850,[5] with Amon S. Davis as postmaster.[4] The post office was discontinued on June 30, 1904.[5] As of 1877, the town contained two grocery stores, a blacksmith shop, a shoe shop, and one physician.[4] The mail service is not sent through the Peoria Post Office.[5]

Notable event[edit]

It was the location for the filming of the movie Guarding Tess (1994) starring Shirley MacLaine and Nicolas Cage.

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