Barton, Ohio

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Location of Barton, Ohio

Barton is an unincorporated community in southern Colerain Township, Belmont County, Ohio, United States, along Wheeling Creek.[1] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 43905.[2]

Barton is part of the Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

A post office called Barton has been in operation since 1880.[3] Barton was platted in 1905, and named after Abner Barton, the original owner of the land.[4] Baron was originally a mining community.[5]

Notable person[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1991. pp. 62–63. ISBN 0-89933-233-1. 
  2. ^ Zip Code Lookup Archived October 8, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Belmont County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 
  4. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 9. 
  5. ^ McKelvey, A. T. (1903). Centennial History of Belmont County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 157. 

Coordinates: 40°06′26″N 80°50′28″W / 40.10722°N 80.84111°W / 40.10722; -80.84111