Denmark, Ohio

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Denmark United Methodist Church

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

History[edit]

Denmark once had a post office called Merritt, named for the Merritt family who were the first settlers there.[2] A post office was established under the name Marits in 1833, and remained in operation until 1907.[3] Besides the post office, Denmark once contained a church and country store.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Denmark, Ohio
  2. ^ History of Morrow County and Ohio: Containing a Brief History of the State of Ohio. O.L. Baskin & Company. 1880. p. 476. 
  3. ^ "Morrow County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2015. 
  4. ^ Baughman, Abraham J.; Bartlett, Robert Franklin (1911). History of Morrow County, Ohio: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 388.