Luke Chute, Ohio

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Luke Chute is an unincorporated community in Washington County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]


A post office called Luke Chute was established in 1880, and remained in operation until 1901.[2] According to tradition, the name of the community is derived from the command from a father to his son while hunting, specifically "Luke shoot, or give up the gun".[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Luke Chute, Ohio
  2. ^ "Washington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  3. ^ History of Washington County, Ohio: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches. H.Z. Williams. 1881. p. 540.

Coordinates: 39°32′17″N 81°43′10″W / 39.53806°N 81.71944°W / 39.53806; -81.71944