Decatur, Ohio

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Location of Decatur, Ohio

Decatur is an unincorporated community in eastern Byrd Township, Brown County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 45115.[1] It is located along State Route 125, an east-west highway.

Decatur has been known as both St. Clairsville and Hard Scrabble. It was laid out c. 1802.[2]

Decatur was described in 1833 as having two stores and one tavern.[3]



  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  2. ^ The History of Brown County, Ohio. Higginson Book Company. 1883. p. 702. 
  3. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary. Scott and Wright. p. 176. Retrieved 12 December 2013. 

Coordinates: 38°48′56″N 83°42′14″W / 38.81556°N 83.70389°W / 38.81556; -83.70389