Gypsum, Ohio

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Gypsum, Ohio
Unincorporated community
Location of Gypsum, Ohio
Location of Gypsum, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°29′36″N 82°52′33″W / 41.49333°N 82.87583°W / 41.49333; -82.87583Coordinates: 41°29′36″N 82°52′33″W / 41.49333°N 82.87583°W / 41.49333; -82.87583
Country United States
State Ohio
County Ottawa
Township Portage
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 43433

Gypsum is an unincorporated community in eastern Portage Township, Ottawa County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 43433.[1]

The community is named for deposits of the gypsum rock near the original town site.[2] Gypsum mining in the area by U.S. Gypsum Corp. stopped in the 1970s.[3]

Children from Gypsum families generally attend the Port Clinton City School District.


  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  2. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 56. 
  3. ^ ODOT to fill old mine with grout