Fredonia, Ohio

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Fredonia is an unincorporated community in Licking County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]

History[edit]

Fredonia was laid out in 1829.[2] A post office was established at Fredonia in 1837, and remained in operation until 1900.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Woody English, a baseball player with the Chicago Cubs and the Brooklyn Dodgers, was born in Fredonia in 1906.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fredonia, Ohio
  2. ^ Brister, Edwin M. P. (1909). Centennial History of the City of Newark and Licking County, Ohio. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 362.
  3. ^ "Licking County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 6 December 2015.
  4. ^ "Woody English Stats". baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved 6 December 2015.

Coordinates: 40°09′07″N 82°31′12″W / 40.15194°N 82.52000°W / 40.15194; -82.52000