Boston, Summit County, Ohio

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National Park marker for Boston

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

History[edit]

The community takes its name from Boston Township.[2] The first settlement at Boston was made in 1820.[3] A sawmill was built at Boston in about 1821.[3] An early variant name was Boston Mills.[4] A post office called Boston was established in 1825, and remained in operation until 1957.[5]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Boston, Summit County, Ohio
  2. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 16.
  3. ^ a b Perrin, William Henry (1881). History of Summit County: With an Outline Sketch of Ohio. Baskin & Battey. p. 542.
  4. ^ Doyle, William B. (1908). Centennial History of Summit County, Ohio and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 102.
  5. ^ "Summit County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 23 January 2016.

Coordinates: 41°15′48″N 81°33′34″W / 41.26333°N 81.55944°W / 41.26333; -81.55944