Brokensword, Ohio

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Location of Brokensword, Ohio

Brokensword is an unincorporated community on the border between the Holmes and Lykens townships of Crawford County, Ohio, United States.[1] Located at the intersection of the concurrent State Routes 19 and 100 with Brokensword Road, it is six miles north and two miles west (9½ km and 3¼ km respectively) of the city of Bucyrus, the county seat. Broken Sword Creek flows a short distance to the south of the community.[2]

A post office called Brokensword was established in 1837, and remained in operation until 1906.[3] The community takes its name from nearby Broken Sword Creek.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Broken Sword
  2. ^ DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 7th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, p. 48. ISBN 0-89933-281-1.
  3. ^ "Crawford County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 December 2015. 
  4. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 19. 

Coordinates: 40°54′25″N 83°00′58″W / 40.907°N 83.016°W / 40.907; -83.016