Lafferty, Ohio

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Location of Lafferty, Ohio
Lafferty Post Office

Lafferty is a census-designated place in northeastern Union Township, Belmont County, Ohio, United States, along Wheeling Creek.[1][2] As of the 2010 census it had a population of 304.[3] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 43951.[4]

Lafferty is part of the Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The community was named after one Dr. Joseph Laf(f)erty.[5]

Notable person[edit]

Skeeter Scalzi, a baseball player, was born at Lafferty in 1913.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lafferty, Ohio
  2. ^ Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Me.: DeLorme. 1991. pp. 62–63. ISBN 0-89933-233-1.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Lafferty CDP, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 19, 2014.
  4. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  5. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 72.

Coordinates: 40°06′42″N 81°01′09″W / 40.11167°N 81.01917°W / 40.11167; -81.01917