Goes Station, Ohio

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Goes Station (also known as Goes[1]) is a small unincorporated community in northern Xenia Township, Greene County, Ohio, United States. It sits at the intersection of Snively Road and U.S. Route 68 between Xenia and Yellow Springs.[2]

The community is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

A post office called Goes Station was established in 1872, the name was changed to Goes in 1894, and the post office closed in 1932.[3] Goe was the last name of a local settler.[4] Goes Station was a depot on the Springfield and Xenia Railroad,[5] which was built to serve the company town of the Miami Powder Company on the Little Miami River.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Goes
  2. ^ Wright-Patterson Air Force Base AirCraft Crash Grid Map, US Government Printing Office 1985 - 560-720, Goes Station X16,Y32
  3. ^ "Greene County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 13 January 2016. 
  4. ^ Dills, R. S. (1881). History of Greene County: Together with Historic Notes on the Northwest, and the State of Ohio ... Odell & Mayer. p. 374. 
  5. ^ Greene County, 1803-1908. Aldine Publishing House. 1908. p. 135. 
  6. ^ Burba, Howard (5 March 1933). "Remember When the Powder Mills Exploded?". Dayton Daily News. 

Coordinates: 39°46′00″N 83°55′01″W / 39.766647°N 83.916934°W / 39.766647; -83.916934