Decaturville, Ohio

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Decaturville is an unincorporated community in Washington County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]

History[edit]

The area now known as Decaturville was originally called "Upper Settlement", as it was settled somewhat later than the "Lower Settlement", i.e. Fillmore.[2] A post office called Decaturville was established in 1851, and remained in operation until 1904.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Decaturville, Ohio
  2. ^ History of Washington County, Ohio: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches. H.Z. Williams. 1881. p. 731.
  3. ^ "Washington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 18 January 2016. Retrieved 29 December 2015.

Coordinates: 39°20′05″N 81°45′17″W / 39.33472°N 81.75472°W / 39.33472; -81.75472