Blue Creek, Ohio

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Location of Blue Creek, Ohio

Blue Creek is an unincorporated community in western Jefferson Township, Adams County, Ohio, United States. It is located along State Route 125. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 45616.[1]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Blue Creek 1844; it closed in 1907, and reopened in 1933.[2] The community took its name from nearby Blue Creek.[3]

Notable person[edit]

Blue Creek was the birthplace of country music singer Cowboy Copas (1913-1963).[4]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup Archived October 8, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Adams County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 December 2015. 
  3. ^ Evans, Nelson Wiley (1900). A History of Adams County, Ohio: From Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. E B. Stivers. p. 431. 
  4. ^ "Cowboy Copas", in Country Music: The Rough Guide, Kurt Wolff and Orla Duane, editors (Rough Guides, 2000) pp107-108

Coordinates: 38°46′39″N 83°19′49″W / 38.77750°N 83.33028°W / 38.77750; -83.33028