Burr Oak, Ohio

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Burr Oak, Ohio
Unincorporated community
Burr Oak, Ohio is located in Ohio
Burr Oak, Ohio
Burr Oak, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°33′03″N 82°03′50″W / 39.55083°N 82.06389°W / 39.55083; -82.06389Coordinates: 39°33′03″N 82°03′50″W / 39.55083°N 82.06389°W / 39.55083; -82.06389
Country United States
State Ohio
County Athens
Elevation 722 ft (220 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 740
GNIS feature ID 1075490[1]

Burr Oak is an unincorporated community in Athens County, Ohio, United States. Burr Oak is located on Ohio State Route 13, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) north-northeast of Glouster.

History[edit]

A post office called Burr Oak was established in 1887, and remained in operation until 1911.[2] The community was named for burr oak trees near the original town site.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Burr Oak, Ohio
  2. ^ "Athens County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 December 2015. 
  3. ^ Gary, Williams, (5 March 2014). Hiking Ohio. Human Kinetics. p. 81. ISBN 978-1-4504-1253-7.