Homer, Ohio

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Location of Homer, Ohio

Homer is an unincorporated community in northern Burlington Township, Licking County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 43027.[1] It lies along State Route 661 between Granville and Mount Vernon.

History[edit]

Homer was laid out in 1816.[2] The community was named after Homer, an ancient Greek poet.[3] A post office called Homer has been in operation since 1831.[4]

Notable person[edit]

  • Victoria Woodhull, suffragist and first female candidate for President of the United States.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  2. ^ Brister, Edwin M. P. (1909). Centennial History of the City of Newark and Licking County, Ohio. S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 249. 
  3. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 62. 
  4. ^ "Licking County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 December 2015. 
The Dixon Mound, built by the Adena culture, now on the community's western side

Coordinates: 40°15′10″N 82°31′08″W / 40.252699°N 82.518955°W / 40.252699; -82.518955