Carbon Hill, Ohio

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Carbon Hill, Ohio
unincorporated community
Location of Carbon Hill, Ohio
Location of Carbon Hill, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°30′6″N 82°14′41″W / 39.50167°N 82.24472°W / 39.50167; -82.24472
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Hocking
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43111

Carbon Hill is a census-designated place in central Ward Township, Hocking County, Ohio, United States.[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 43111. As of 2012, the population was approximately 700.[3]

State Route 278, located on the western edge of Carbon Hill, is its main north-south street.


Carbon Hill was laid out in 1873.[4] Coal (a carbon-based fuel) was extensively mined there.[4] This industry accounts for the community's name.[5] A post office called Carbon Hill has been in operation since 1879.[6]

Public services[edit]

The residents of Carbon Hill are served by the Nelsonville-York City School District and Nelsonvilleol.


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Carbon Hill, Ohio
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup Archived October 8, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ a b History of Hocking Valley, Ohio. Inter-State Publishing Co. 1883. p. 1014. 
  5. ^ Maniskas, Judith S. (2011). Logan and Hocking County. Arcadia Publishing. p. 21. ISBN 978-0-7385-8289-4. 
  6. ^ "Hocking County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 December 2015.