Harriettsville, Ohio

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Location of Harriettsville, Ohio

Harriettsville is an unincorporated community in western Elk Township, Noble County, Ohio, United States.[1] It lies along State Route 145 at its intersection with County Road 46. The East Fork of Duck Creek, a subsidiary of the Ohio River that meets the river near Marietta, runs along State Route 145 past the community. It lies 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Lower Salem by road, and 13 miles (21 km) directly southeast of Caldwell, the county seat of Noble County.[2]


Harriettsville was laid out in 1839, and named for Harriett Spencer, the daughter of a first settler.[3] A post office was established at Harriettsville in 1839, and remained in operation until 1964.[4]


  1. ^ "Harriettsville, Ohio". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 7th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, pp. 71, 72, 81. ISBN 0-89933-281-1.
  3. ^ History of Noble County, Ohio. L. H. Watkins. 1887. pp. 524–525.
  4. ^ "Noble County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 December 2015.

Coordinates: 39°37′53″N 81°20′15″W / 39.63139°N 81.33750°W / 39.63139; -81.33750