Location of Ghent, Ohio
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Ghent // is an unincorporated community in central Bath Township, Summit County, Ohio, United States. It lies in the area of Granger and Cleveland-Massillon roads, just north of the Ghent Road exit of Interstate 77. It is included in the Montrose-Ghent census-designated place.
Today, it has a number of local businesses such a gas station, restaurants, a bakery and dental office.
As early as 1815, the village of Ghent had several mills powered by Yellow Creek. Several families had settled at Ghent by 1818. A post office called Ghent was established in 1858, and remained in operation until 1918. The community's name most likely commemorates the Treaty of Ghent.
- Turzillo, Jane Ann (2001). Bath Township, Ohio. Arcadia Publishing. p. 7.
- Perrin, William Henry (1881). History of Summit County: With an Outline Sketch of Ohio. Baskin & Battey. p. 623.
- "Summit County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 29 January 2016. Retrieved 23 January 2016.
- Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 51.
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