Caywood, Ohio

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Caywood (formerly Caywood Station) is an unincorporated community in Washington County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]


Caywood had its start in 1871 when the railroad was extended to that point.[2] A post office called Caywood was established in 1871, and remained in operation until 1922.[3] The community was named for the local Caywood family.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Caywood, Ohio
  2. ^ "How communities got their names". Marietta Times. February 19, 2013. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Washington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 18 January 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  4. ^ History of Washington County, Ohio: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches. H.Z. Williams. 1881. p. 685.

Coordinates: 39°27′24″N 81°23′08″W / 39.45667°N 81.38556°W / 39.45667; -81.38556