Bessemer, Ohio

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Bessemer is an unincorporated community in Athens County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Bessemer was established in 1877, and remained in operation until 1879.[2] Bessemer was historically a mining community.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bessemer, Ohio
  2. ^ "Athens County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  3. ^ History of Hocking Valley, Ohio: together with sketches of its cities, villages and townships. Chicago: Inter-State Pub. Co. 1883. p. 485.

Coordinates: 39°27′54″N 82°11′53″W / 39.46500°N 82.19806°W / 39.46500; -82.19806