Hinckley, Ohio

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Hinckley is an unincorporated community in Medina County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.

History[edit]

A post office called Hinckley has been in operation since 1825.[1] The community has the name of Judge Samuel Hinckley, a land speculator from Massachusetts.[2] A variant name was Hinckey Center.[3]

Notable former and current residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Medina County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
  2. ^ History of Medina County and Ohio: Containing a History of the State of Ohio, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Baskin & Battey. 1881. p. 607.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hinckley, Ohio

Coordinates: 41°14′18″N 81°44′42″W / 41.23833°N 81.74500°W / 41.23833; -81.74500