Centerville, Belmont County, Ohio

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Centerville is an unincorporated community in Belmont County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.

History[edit]

Centerville was laid out in 1817, and most likely was named from its location near the geographical center of Smith Township.[1] An old variant name of Centerville was Demos.[2] A post office called Demos was established in 1837, and remained in operation until 1923.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McKelvey, A. T. (1903). Centennial History of Belmont County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 285.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Centerville, Belmont County, Ohio
  3. ^ "Belmont County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 2 January 2016.

Coordinates: 39°58′33″N 80°57′55″W / 39.97583°N 80.96528°W / 39.97583; -80.96528