Ellsworth, Ohio

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Location of Ellsworth, Ohio

Ellsworth is an unincorporated community in central Ellsworth Township, Mahoning County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44416.[1] It lies at the intersection of U.S. Route 224 and State Route 45.

The community is part of the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

The community has the name of Oliver Ellsworth, a Connecticut politician and local landowner.[2] A variant name was Ellsworth Center.[3] A post office was established at Ellsworth in 1819.[4] Besides the post office, Ellsworth Center had a sawmill and a station on the Pennsylvania Railroad.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  2. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 43. 
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ellsworth, Ohio
  4. ^ "Mahoning County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 27 March 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2016. 
  5. ^ Butler, Joseph Green (1921). History of Youngstown and the Mahoning Valley, Ohio. American Historical Society. p. 584. 

Coordinates: 41°01′27″N 80°51′26″W / 41.02417°N 80.85722°W / 41.02417; -80.85722