Eifort, Ohio

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Eifort is an unincorporated community in Lawrence and Scioto counties, Ohio, United States.[1]

History[edit]

Eifort had its start in the early 1880s when the railroad was extended to that point.[2] The community takes its name from the local Eifort family.[3] A post office called Eifort was established in 1883, and remained in operation until 1952.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Eifort, Ohio
  2. ^ Evans, Nelson Wiley (1903). A History of Scioto County, Ohio: Together with a Pioneer Record of Southern Ohio. N. W. Evans. p. 1065.
  3. ^ Bannon, Henry Towne (1927). Stories Old and Often Told, Being Chronicles of Scioto County, Ohio. Baltimore: Waverly Press. p. 273.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ "Scioto County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on April 14, 2005. Retrieved January 26, 2016.

Coordinates: 38°50′00″N 82°39′11″W / 38.83333°N 82.65306°W / 38.83333; -82.65306