Beamsville, Ohio

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Beamsville, Ohio
Location of Beamsville, Ohio
Location of Beamsville, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°11′14″N 84°35′08″W / 40.18722°N 84.58556°W / 40.18722; -84.58556Coordinates: 40°11′14″N 84°35′08″W / 40.18722°N 84.58556°W / 40.18722; -84.58556
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyDarke
Unincorporated community shipRichland
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)

Beamsville in an unincorporated community in central Richland Township, Darke County, Ohio, United States. It lies near the intersection of U.S. Route 127 and the Stillwater River, approximately 6 miles north of Greenville, the county seat of Darke County.[1]

History[edit]

Beamsville was laid out in 1837 by John Beam, and named for him.[2] A post office was established at Beamsville in 1839, and remained in operation until 1905.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 7th ed. Yarmouth, 2004, p. 54.
  2. ^ The History of Darke County, Ohio: Containing a History of the County; Its Cities, Towns, Etc.; General and Local Statistics; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men; History of the Northwest Territory; History of Ohio, Map of Darke County, Etc. W. H. Beers & Company. 1880. pp. 412–.
  3. ^ "Darke County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 27 December 2015. Retrieved 25 December 2015.