Conotton, Ohio

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Conotton is an unincorporated community in North Township, Harrison County, Ohio, United States.[1] The community is serviced by the Bowerston post office, ZIP code 44695.[2] It is located near Conotton Creek, State Route 151 and the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway. According to the GNIS the community has also been known as Masterville.[1]

Conotton United Methodist Church

History[edit]

A post office was in operation at Conotton from 1828 until 1960.[3] Conotton is a name believed to be derived from an unidentified Native American language.[4]

Education[edit]

Students attend the Conotton Valley Union Local School District.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Conotton Geographic Names Information System
  2. ^ Zip Code Map
  3. ^ "Harrison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 December 2015. 
  4. ^ Bright, William (2004). Native American Placenames of the United States. University of Oklahoma Press. p. 119. ISBN 978-0-8061-3598-4. 
  5. ^ PUC Ohio map of School Districts

Coordinates: 40°25′02″N 81°08′47″W / 40.41722°N 81.14639°W / 40.41722; -81.14639