Chandlersville, Ohio

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Location of Chandlersville, Ohio

Chandlersville is an unincorporated community in western Salt Creek Township, Muskingum County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 43727.[1] It lies along State Route 146 at its intersection with State Routes 284 and 313.

History[edit]

Chandlersville was laid out in 1842.[2] A post office called Chandlersville has been in operation since 1843.[3] The community was named for Captain John Chandler, a pioneer settler.[4] Besides the post office, Chandlersville had several stores and a sawmill.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup Archived October 8, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 26. 
  3. ^ "Muskingum County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 20 January 2016. Retrieved 4 January 2016. 
  4. ^ Everhart, F.J. (1882). 1794. History of Muskingum County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of prominent men and pioneers. F.J. Everhart & Co. p. 368. 
  5. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary. Scott and Wright. p. 122. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 

Coordinates: 39°53′54″N 81°49′38″W / 39.89833°N 81.82722°W / 39.89833; -81.82722