Fryburg, Ohio

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Location of Fryburg, Ohio
St. John Church

Fryburg (also Freyburg, Freyburgh, or Fryburgh)[1] is an unincorporated community located in central Pusheta Township, Auglaize County, Ohio, United States.

It is located between Wapakoneta and Botkins. The community is served by the Wapakoneta City School District and the Wapakoneta (45895) post office.

History[edit]

Fryburg was laid out in 1848 at the site of a former Native American settlement.[2] A post office was established at Fryburg in 1847, and remained in operation until 1903.[3] A community landmark is St. John's Catholic Church, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fryburg, Ohio
  2. ^ Williamson, C. W. (1905). History of Western Ohio and Auglaize County: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Pioneers and Prominent Public Men. Press of W.M. Linn & Sons. p. 752. 
  3. ^ "Auglaize County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 22 December 2015. 
  4. ^ Staff (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

Coordinates: 40°30′57″N 84°8′56″W / 40.51583°N 84.14889°W / 40.51583; -84.14889