Fort Seneca, Ohio

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Fort Seneca, Ohio
Fort Seneca as seen from Fremont-Tiffin Road, looking north on State Route 53.
Fort Seneca as seen from Fremont-Tiffin Road, looking north on State Route 53.
Coordinates: 41°12′33″N 83°10′08″W / 41.20917°N 83.16889°W / 41.20917; -83.16889
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountySeneca County
Elevation699 ft (213 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
44883
Area code(s)419
GNIS feature ID1064666[1]

Fort Seneca is a census-designated place in Pleasant Township, Seneca County, Ohio, United States.[2] It is located on State Route 53, approximately 6 miles (9.7 km) North of Tiffin. Although unincorporated, Fort Seneca had a post office, with the ZIP code of 44829 until 1998.[3] The post office was opened on December 15, 1821.[1]

The community of Fort Seneca was platted in 1836, and named after Old Fort Seneca, which was located 2 miles away from the present town site.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fort Seneca, Ohio
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Baughman, Abraham J. (1911). History of Seneca County, Ohio: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Publishing Company. pp. 471–472.

Coordinates: 41°12′33″N 83°10′08″W / 41.20917°N 83.16889°W / 41.20917; -83.16889