Big Run, Ohio

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

History[edit]

A post office called Big Run was established in 1856, and remained in operation until 1907.[2] The community took its name from nearby Big Run creek. Besides the post office, Big Run had a railroad station (on the Marietta and Cincinnati Railroad) and a country store.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Big Run, Ohio
  2. ^ "Athens County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 14 January 2016. 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. 579.

Coordinates: 39°21′19″N 81°52′21″W / 39.35528°N 81.87250°W / 39.35528; -81.87250