Armstrongs Mills, Ohio

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Armstrongs Mills is an unincorporated community in Belmont County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]

History[edit]

Armstrong's Mills was originally called Captina Creek, and under the latter name was platted in 1816.[2] A post office called Armstrong's Mills was established in 1840, and remained in operation until 1986.[3] The namesake Armstrong's Mills was a gristmill built by Thomas Armstrong in 1828.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Armstrongs Mills, Ohio
  2. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 5.
  3. ^ "Belmont County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
  4. ^ McKelvey, A. T. (1903). Centennial History of Belmont County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 304.

Coordinates: 39°54′29″N 80°56′05″W / 39.90806°N 80.93472°W / 39.90806; -80.93472