Kunkle, Ohio

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Location of Kunkle, Ohio
The Kunkle Log House, built in 1838

Kunkle is a census-designated place in southeastern Madison Township, Williams County, Ohio, United States.[1] It is located approximately 60 miles (97 km) west of Toledo.[2]

Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 43531.[3] It is located along Williams County Road 17, a north-south highway.[4]

Kunkle was not officially platted.[5] A post office called Kunkle has been in operation since 1880.[6]

Kunkle is mentioned in the Stephen King novel The Stand as a camping location for Redman and company on their way to Nebraska.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kunkle, Ohio
  2. ^ "Google Maps search". Google. Retrieved 20 December 2015. 
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Yahoo! Maps, Driving Directions, and Traffic
  5. ^ Bowersox, Charles A. (1920). A Standard History of Williams County, Ohio: An Authentic Narrative of the Past, with Particular Attention to the Modern Era in the Commercial, Industrial, Educational, Civic and Social Development. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 388. 
  6. ^ "Williams County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 20 December 2015. 
  7. ^ King, Stephen (2012). The Stand. Random House. p. 524. ISBN 978-0-307-94730-7. 

Coordinates: 41°38′12″N 84°29′43″W / 41.63667°N 84.49528°W / 41.63667; -84.49528