Howard, Ohio

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Location of Howard, Ohio

Howard is a census-designated place in southern Howard Township, Knox County, Ohio, United States.[1] It is located at 40°24′27″N 82°19′37″W / 40.40750°N 82.32694°W / 40.40750; -82.32694. The United States Postal Service has assigned Howard the ZIP Code 43028.


Originally called Kinderhook, the community adopted the name Howard when the railroad was extended to that point.[2] A post office called Howard has been in operation since 1872.[3]


East Knox High School is located in Howard. It lies along U.S. Route 36. Howard is also the home of the East Knox Local School District board offices.[4] The Kokosing Gap Trail runs through Howard, Ohio.[5]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Howard, Ohio
  2. ^ Graham, Albert Adams (1881). History of Knox County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, Containing a Condensed, Comprehensive History of Ohio. A. A. Graham & Company. p. 478.
  3. ^ "Knox County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  4. ^ East Knox Local Schools, East Knox Local School District, 2006-05-24. Accessed 2007-10-26.
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