Diamond, Ohio

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Location of Diamond, Ohio
View of parts of Diamond from I-76

Diamond is an unincorporated community in eastern Palmyra Township, Portage County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44412.[1] The community is part of the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area. Interstate 76 travels near Diamond. The village used to be a stop on the New York Central Railroad, but the stop was abandoned in the early 1970s.[2]

A post office called Diamond has been in operation since 1880.[3] Diamond was originally a coal mining community, and the Black Diamond Coal Company operated there.[4]

Notable person[edit]

   Also notable is Warren E. Lewis for he was the owner of the Diamond coal mine. The mine was abandoned and flooded by demolition of a damn that prevented water from flooding the damn.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  2. ^ Harrison, Greg. "Phalanx Station to Minerva". Abandoned Rails. 
  3. ^ "Portage County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 13 January 2016. 
  4. ^ Brown, Robert C.; Norris, J. E. (1885). History of Portage County, Ohio: Containing a History of the County, Its Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, Churches, Industries, Etc. Warner, Beers & Company. p. 504. 

Coordinates: 41°05′56″N 81°01′22″W / 41.09889°N 81.02278°W / 41.09889; -81.02278