Fairpoint, Ohio

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Location of Fairpoint, Ohio
Fairpoint Mennonite Church

Fairpoint is an unincorporated community in eastern Wheeling Township, Belmont County, Ohio, United States, along Wheeling Creek.[1] Although it is unincorporated, and at one point had a post office which was closed in recent years, with the ZIP code of 43927.[2] It lies along State Route 9.

Fairpoint is part of the Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

The name Fairpoint is commendatory.[3] A post office called Fairport was established in 1876.[4] Besides the post office Fairpoint had a few country stores.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1991. pp. 62–63. ISBN 0-89933-233-1. 
  2. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  3. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 44. 
  4. ^ "Belmont County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 2 January 2016. 
  5. ^ McKelvey, A. T. (1903). Centennial History of Belmont County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 280. 

Coordinates: 40°07′13″N 80°55′58″W / 40.12028°N 80.93278°W / 40.12028; -80.93278