Claibourne, Ohio

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Claibourne, Ohio
Unincorporated community
Claibourne, Ohio is located in Ohio
Claibourne, Ohio
Claibourne, Ohio
Location of Claibourne, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°23′17″N 83°20′57″W / 40.38806°N 83.34917°W / 40.38806; -83.34917
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Union
Elevation[1] 981 ft (299 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43344
Area code(s) 740
GNIS feature ID 1060971[1]

Claibourne is an unincorporated community in Claibourne Township, Union County, Ohio, United States. It is located at 40°23′17″N 83°20′57″W / 40.38806°N 83.34917°W / 40.38806; -83.34917Coordinates: 40°23′17″N 83°20′57″W / 40.38806°N 83.34917°W / 40.38806; -83.34917,[2] at the intersection of Claibourne Road and Bethlehem-Claibourn Road.[3]

History[edit]

Claibourne was platted in 1881 when the railroad was extended to that point.[4] A post office was established at Claibourne in 1879, and remained in operation until 1947.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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: Claibourne, Ohio
  3. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, 78.
  4. ^ Durant, Pliny A. (1883). The History of Union County, Ohio, containing a history of the county; its townships, towns ... Chicago: Beers, W. H., & co. p. 583. 
  5. ^ "Union County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 December 2015.