Cook, Ohio

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Cook, Ohio
Unincorporated community
Looking east on Cook-Yankeetown Road towards US Highway 62 in Cook, Ohio
Looking east on Cook-Yankeetown Road towards US Highway 62 in Cook, Ohio
Cook is located in Ohio
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Cook is located in the US
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Location of Cook, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°40′59″N 83°18′26″W / 39.68306°N 83.30722°W / 39.68306; -83.30722
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Fayette
Township Madison
Elevation[1] 909 ft (277 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43143
Area code(s) 740
GNIS feature ID 1070722[1]

Cook is an unincorporated community in Madison Township, Fayette County, Ohio, United States. It is located at 39°40′59″N 83°18′26″W / 39.68306°N 83.30722°W / 39.68306; -83.30722Coordinates: 39°40′59″N 83°18′26″W / 39.68306°N 83.30722°W / 39.68306; -83.30722,[2] along Cook-Yankeetown Road (Fayette County Highway 34), just west of its intersection with U.S. Route 62/State Route 3.[3]

The community has the name of Matthew S. Cook, an original owner of the town site.[4] The Cook Post Office was established on January 20, 1885, but was discontinued on March 31, 1933. The mail service is now sent through the Mount Sterling branch.[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: Cook, Ohio
  3. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, 80.
  4. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 34. 
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Cook Post Office