Hallsville, Ohio

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Location of Hallsville, Ohio

Hallsville is an unincorporated community in northeastern Colerain Township, Ross County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 45633.[1] It is located along State Route 180.

History[edit]

Hallsville was laid out in 1837, and was then also known as Economy, after Economy, Pennsylvania, the previous home of an early settler.[2] The community was originally built up chiefly by Germans.[3] A post office called Hallsville has been in operation since 1830.[4] The present name is derived from William Hall, the first postmaster.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  2. ^ a b Bennett, Henry Holcomb (1902). The County of Ross: A History of Ross County, Ohio, from the Earliest Days. Selwyn A. Brant. p. 250. 
  3. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). Chillicothe and Ross County. Works Progress Administration. p. 77. 
  4. ^ "Ross County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 January 2016. 

Coordinates: 39°26′38″N 82°49′38″W / 39.44389°N 82.82722°W / 39.44389; -82.82722