Briggs, Ohio

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Briggs is an extinct town in Washington County, in the U.S. state of Ohio. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[1]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Briggs in 1875, and remained in operation until 1902.[2] Dean Briggs was the name of one of the founders of Dunham Township in which Briggs was located.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Briggs, Ohio
  2. ^ "Washington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 18 January 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  3. ^ Hathaway, Seymour J. (1902). History of Marietta and Washington County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 298.

Coordinates: 39°19′32″N 81°03′38″W / 39.32556°N 81.06056°W / 39.32556; -81.06056