Lemoyne, Ohio

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Location of Lemoyne, Ohio

Lemoyne is an unincorporated community in northern Troy Township, Wood County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 43441.[1] It lies along the concurrent U.S. Routes 20 and 23.

History[edit]

Lemoyne was platted in 1877 when the railroad was extended to that point.[2] The community most likely bears the French surname of a pioneer settler.[3] A post office called Le Moyne was established in 1877, and the name was changed to Lemoyne in 1893.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  2. ^ Leeson, Michael A. (1897). Commemorative Historical and Biographical Record of Wood County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, Early Settlement and Development. J.H. Beers & Company. p. 404. 
  3. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 71. 
  4. ^ "Wood County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 

Coordinates: 41°29′45″N 83°28′27″W / 41.49583°N 83.47417°W / 41.49583; -83.47417