Bartlett, Ohio

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Location of Bartlett, Ohio
Houses along State Route 550

Bartlett is an unincorporated community in southwestern Wesley Township, Washington County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 45713.[1] It sits at the intersection of State Routes 550 and 555 near Coal Run, a subsidiary of Wolf Creek, which meets the Muskingum River at Waterford to the north.[2] Near Bartlett is located the Shinn Covered Bridge, which spans Wolf Creek.[3]

History[edit]

Bartlett was laid out in 1832.[4] A post office called Bartlett has been in operation since 1834.[5] Amos Bartlett, the first postmaster, gave the community his name.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup Archived September 26, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 7th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, pp. 71, 80, 81. ISBN 0-89933-281-1.
  3. ^ Owen, Lorrie K., ed. Dictionary of Ohio Historic Places. Vol. 2. St. Clair Shores: Somerset, 1999, 1399.
  4. ^ "How communities got their names". Marietta Times. February 19, 2013. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 
  5. ^ "Washington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 
  6. ^ History of Washington County, Ohio: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches. H.Z. Williams. 1881. p. 724. 

Coordinates: 39°25′10″N 81°48′56″W / 39.41944°N 81.81556°W / 39.41944; -81.81556